739 East River Rd. New Glasgow, NS

Visiting Hours: 10:00am - 7:00pm

902.752.2588

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Continuing Care Assistant

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Description
The Continuing Care Assistant (CCA), under the direction of the Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse, assumes responsibility for the provision of personal care for residents based on their individual care plans.

Responsibilities

  • The CCA is also responsible for participating in recreational activities and cross training to assist in enriched housing as needed in order to fulfill the required responsibilities.
  • The CCA is responsible to ensure residents are provided care in a clean and safe environment while allowing residents to exercise their greatest degree of independence.
  • The incumbent is required to maintain a high skill level through participation in training and continued competencies as outlined by the Glen Haven Manor and CUPE.
  • The successful candidate must be willing to take further training as deemed necessary to fulfill the job requirements.
  • The CCA exhibits sound judgment and initiative while working within the Mission, Vision and Strategic Directions of Glen Haven Manor.
  • This position may require shift work.

Qualifications

  • Graduate from an approved school or Training Center for CCA education, preference will be given to persons with Alzheimer’s Training and Palliative Care Training.
  • Current CPR Training
  • Current Vulnerable Sector Check

Core Competencies

  • The Continuing Care Assistant requires excellent assessment skills and the ability to interact professionally with patients/residents, families, other health care providers and staff with a pleasant and cooperative attitude, demonstrating sensitivity, empathy and warmth.
  • The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to work in collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams within their assigned areas, as well the ability to adapt and understand patients/residents needs, assisting them in meeting their fullest physical and emotional potential.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate the physical and mental capabilities to perform the duties of the position such as moving and mobilizing patients; varying workloads, exposure; dealing with stressful situations relating to agitated, confused, aggressive, or hostile behavior of patients/residents.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate regular attendance in current and previous employment.
  • The ability to make critical decisions in a timely fashion is essential.
  • The incumbent requires organizational skills and the ability to prioritize their own work.
  • Must be commitment to embracing diversity and creating unity and inclusion among members of your work community.

Salary
As per the NSNU Collective Agreement

Benefits & Advantages

  • 12 hour shifts
  • Competitive Wages
  • Union Membership
  • Transfer of Pay Rate
  • Benefits Package including Dental and Health
  • YMCA & GoodLife Corporate Rates
  • Ongoing Professional Development
  • Style Choice Options of Employer Provided Uniforms

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