Beginning of employment
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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
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