activity worker – health support services

  • Full Time
  • Ottawa

EMBASSY WEST SENIOR LIVING

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 to less than 7 months

  • Tasks
  • Administer eye drops, ointments and medications as directed by ophthalmologists
  • Assist health care professionals
  • Carry out treatment programs, under the direction of physiotherapists and/or occupational therapists, to rehabilitate patients with various injuries or disabilities
  • Follow through on treatment programs with patients
  • Help orthopedic surgeons
  • Help physical therapists
  • Maintain inventories of medications and pharmaceutical products
  • Maintain prescription records
  • Operate ophthalmic testing and measuring instruments
  • Position patients for treatments by chiropractor or machine
  • Record test results and medications given by ophthalmologists
  • Set up and dismantle equipment
  • Apply and adjust casts, splints and bandages
  • Clean and maintain equipment
  • Compound, package and label pharmaceutical products
  • Lay out surgical instruments
  • Prepare and maintain equipment and supplies
  • Reassemble equipment and assemble packs of sterile supplies and instruments for delivery to hospital departments
  • Record information about donors
  • Record vital signs
  • Assist chiropractor with patient health education
  • Clean and dress wounds
  • Label and process donated blood
  • Operate and maintain sterilization equipment and instrumentation for re-use according to standardized safety practices
  • Prepare solutions for preservation of specimens
  • Process claims such as health insurance or workers compensation
  • Provide post donation care and donor reaction care
  • Remove casts, sutures and pins
  • Remove organs and tissue specimens from bodies in morgue as directed by pathologist
  • Clean and sew up bodies for release to funeral homes
  • Collect statistics
  • Maintain supplies
  • Connect treatment machines to patients, as directed by chiropractor
  • Maintain inventory of equipment
  • Monitor donors throughout procedure
  • Assist chiropractor with physical examinations
  • Document patient rehabilitation progress
  • Perform general clerical duties
  • Prepare and maintain cleanliness of collection areas
  • Process files and paperwork
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Take earmold impressions and fit and adjust hearing instruments
  • Take patients’ general medical and ophthalmic history
  • Manage routine office functions including reception, telephone and booking appointments
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Organize and maintain inventory