• Clinical Secretary 6 - Complex Continuing Care

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/23/2018 12:41 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1385
    Job Type
    Unscheduled part time
    Program
    Complex Continuing Care
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    1
  • Job Description


    JOB SUMMARY:

    Grand River Hospital is seeking applications for a Clinical Assistant who is committed to providing optimal patient care and is dedicated to GRH’s mission of Advancing Exceptional Care.

    The Clinical Assistant assists with patient care by:
    • providing assistance with personal care needs of patients including preventative skin care, hygiene, grooming and dressing, nutrition, use and care of adaptive aids/prosthesis; elimination and toileting.
    • assisting and attending to special needs of the patients, 
    • escorting patients into diagnostic tests as needed, 
    • collecting and monitoring patient information, 
    • taking the patient’s height and weight and documenting the care given accordingly. 
    • Assisting with appropriate levels of supervision of patients.
    • Maintaining the safety and comfort of patients by ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors and adhering to hospital infection control measures.


    QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • Successful completion of an approved Health Care Aide program
    • CPR certificate at the Heart Saver Level and Standard First Aid
    • Previous experience in assisting patients with basic personal care needed 
    • Minimum of two years of related experience in a health care setting preferred
    • Responsible, energetic individual with above average ability to prioritize and organize in a busy environment 
    • Knowledgeable regarding the scope of practice for various job categories
    • Ability to collaborate effectively with interdisciplinary team, patients, families, and general public
    • Basic computer skills
    • Demonstrated ability to follow through with requests 
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team environment 
    • Capable of working independently and able to take direction 
    • Knowledge of principles of medical asepsis and universal precautions 
    • Demonstrated positive relationships with other health care 
    professionals and able to contribute to the development of an environment conducive to excellent patient care 
    • Willing to work flexible hours

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