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Job Title:
Patient Care Assistant

Posted Date:
7/17/2014
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Continuing Care, Chatham
Languages:
-   -   -

Job Description


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Mission: Together, advancing compassionate, quality care.
Vision: An Exceptional Community Hospital - Setting Standards, Exceeding Expectations.
Values: Respect, Teamwork, Compassion, Trust, Knowledge, Accountability.


POSITION:
Patient Care Assistant

DEPARTMENT:
Continuing Care, Chatham

BARGAINING UNIT:
CLAC

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill, Experience)
-Personal Support Worker (PSW) Certificate from an Ontario College Certificate Program or an Accredited Program with PSWEPA.
-Registration with Ontario Personal Support Worker (PSW) Registry- Health Force Ontario
-Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certified.
-Gentle Persuasion Approach Training
-Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario CPR (C) certification
-2 years previous hospital PSW experience preferred
-Knowledge and understanding of Mental Health Disorders.
-Knowledge and skill to maintain supplies and equipment.
-Ability to complete the required environmental cleaning.
-Excellent communication/time management/priority setting skills.
-Demonstrated knowledge of asepsis principles.
-Excellent computer skills (Intranet, Microsoft Office, Care Manager)
-Satisfactory attendance.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
-Demonstrates a strong personal commitment to customers and continuous quality improvement.
-Interacts with others in a way that supports the goals of the organization through mutual respect, effective communications and co-operative working relationships.
-Proven ability to work independently in a changing environment, mange interruptions and meet deadlines.
-Demonstrated ability to recognize opportunities for and contribute to process improvements.
-Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care.
-Demonstrated participation in building a culture of safety and partnering with each other to improve the safety of patient care processes and systems.
-Demonstrated performance reflecting the Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
-Monitoring patient that is in restraints.
-Monitoring patients that require 1-1 observation.
-Assisting patients as required with activities of daily living as directed
-Reporting significant patient presentation when monitoring to ensure patient safety.
-Providing direct and indirect care to patients, performing a variety of activities that support the functions of all team members
-Preparing rooms daily and in between patients.
-Reporting damage or breakage of instruments and equipment.
-Providing general support to the unit for day to day functioning.
-Assisting with portering duties as required.
-Performing other duties as assigned to assist nursing staff.

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