• Clinical Assistant 6 - Inpatient Surgery - Unscheduled Part Time

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/27/2020 11:04 AM)
    Job ID
    2020-2093
    Job Type
    Unscheduled part time
    Program
    Surgery
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    1
  • Job Description

    POSITION:

    Unscheduled Part Time Clinical Assistant 6
    Service 6

     

    HOURS OF WORK:
    11.25 hour shifts, Days/Nights/Weekends

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Clinical Assistant provides clinical care and 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. The Clinical Assistant carries out patient care duties as directed by the Registered Nurse and Registered Practical Nurse. The Clinical Assistant assists in the maintenance or improvement of health, comfort, progress, mobilization, safety, and cleanliness of the patient. The Clinical Assistant acts in a professional manner, demonstrates caring, and compassionate behaviors while motivating patients towards rehabilitation. Contribute to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Successful completion of an approved Health Care Aide or Personal Support Worker program
    • CPR certificate at the Heart Saver Level and Standard First Aid
    • Previous experience in assisting patients with basic personal care needed
    • Equipment maintenance/operation experience required, ie: wheelchairs, IV poles, stretchers, etc.
    • Orthopedic experience preferred
    • 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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