Trillium Health Partners

Patient Care Assistant

System ID
2022-29308
Job Type
Part Time
Location
Queensway Health Centre
Number of Positions
4
Unionized
CUPE

Job Description

CUPE JOB POSTING

 

Position: Patient Care Assistant (x4)

Dept: Patient Support  Services
Posting ID: 
2022-29308

Role Level: CUPEC02 - $22.238 – $25.596 per hour (plus 4% or current in lieu of vacation and 14% in lieu of benefits)

Status: Part Time (Permanent)

Hours of Work/Shifts: Monday - Friday (including Weekends) / days, evenings, nights

Site: Queensway Health Centre  

Posted: September 22, 2022

Internal Deadline: September 29, 2022

 


Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission:     A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

Our Values:       Compassion, Excellence, Courage

Our Goals:        Quality, Access, Sustainability

Our Enablers:    People, Education, Innovation, Research

 

 

*The location of any vacancy/position may be changed or reassigned as per operational needs

 

Position Summary:          

As a member of the care giving team on the Patient Services units, assists the Nursing staff with the provision of patient care.  Performs duties related to patient care under the direction of regulated Health Care Professionals and/or Physicians in accordance with hospital standards, policies and procedures. 

 

Performs related activities required to assist the team in providing a safe, clean and comfortable environment for patients.

  • Responsible and accountable for the provision of patient care to a specific group of patients under the direction of regulated Health Care Professionals and in accordance with the standards set by the Hospital. Such duties include:
  • Delivery of meal trays to assigned patients, feeding of patients as necessary, or assistance with meals as required (opening packages, making patient comfortable and documenting  food consumption)
  • Assisting, under the direction of regulated Health Care Professionals, with ambulation, toileting, bathing and personal hygiene functions
  • Provides physical assistance to patients as required by assisting with lifts and transfers
  • Performs various patient care duties & related non-professional activities necessary in meeting patient’s personal needs and comfort and documenting as required.
  • Assists in the provision of a safe, clean and comfortable environment, including carrying out cleaning and infection control activities as required
  • Reports all concerns voiced by patients and their families
  • Alerts team members when any change or concern about the patient’s condition is raised
  • Cleans and disinfects beds, rooms and equipment as required, in accordance with THC standards
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Key Qualifications:

  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent related skills & experience
  • THP certification and/or, personal support worker, orthopaedic certificate or appropriate other related Health Care Certificate required
  • Current BCLS & CPR Certificates essential
  • Previous Hospital/Health Care experience strongly preferred
  • Current basic computer skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Must have the knowledge, skill, judgment and ability to work with patients in an   understanding, sensitive and compassionate manner
  • Must be a self-directed individual with well-developed organizational skills
  • Possess the ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision
  • A positive attendance and work record is essential

To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca

 

Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.

 

Candidates are selected on the basis of their skill, ability, experience and qualifications.

Where these factors are relatively equal seniority shall govern providing the successful applicant.

 

 Trillium Health Partners’ (THP) is an equal opportunity employer who values the importance of antiracism work and is committed to integrating antiracism, diversity, equity and inclusion best practices throughout THP operations, policies and culture. Therefore, we ask that even if you do not see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on this posting, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that candidates from underrepresented groups often only apply when they feel 100% qualified. We encourage all applicants who are members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Ontario Human Rights Code based on race, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nations, Métis or Inuk/Inuit person to consider this opportunity.

 

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

 

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.

 

 

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

 

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