health care aide

VALLEY HOLDINGS LTD

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

  • Work setting
  • Nursing home/home for the aged

  • Tasks
  • Supply and empty bed pans
  • Take patients’ blood pressure, temperature and pulse
  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Make beds and maintain patients’ rooms
  • Supervise patients’ exercise routines
  • Maintain inventory of supplies
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • Transport patients between care facilities
  • Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
  • Answer call signals to determine patients’ needs
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations

  • Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

  • Security and safety
  • Criminal record check

  • Transportation/travel information
  • Valid driver’s licence

  • Work conditions and physical capabilities
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Walking

  • Personal suitability
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

  • Screening questions
  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

  • Other benefits
  • Free parking available
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week