Aide, health care

Residence McGraw based in Bathurst, NB is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Aide, health care who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Overtime, On Call, Flexible Hours, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: Residence McGraw
Position: Aide, health care
No. of vacancies: 3
Salary: $15.00 hourly for 35 to 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Bathurst, NB

Job Description

  • The candidate will be responsible for supplying and emptying bed pans.
  • The candidate will be required to take the blood pressure, temperature, and pulse of patients.
  • The candidate must serve meal trays and feed patients.
  • The candidate must weigh, lift, turn, and position patients.
  • The candidate will be required to deliver messages, reports, requisitions, and specimens between departments.
  • The candidate will be responsible for making beds and maintaining patient rooms.
  • The candidate will be expected to supervise the exercise routines of patients.
  • The candidate must administer suppositories, colonic irrigations, and enemas.
  • The candidate will be expected to keep a supply inventory.
  • The candidate will be responsible for bathing, dressing, and grooming patients.
  • The candidate will be required to assist with the setup and maintenance of traction equipment, cleaning or sterilising equipment, maintaining and repairing equipment, and assembling, setting up, and operating job-related equipment.
  • The candidate must transport patients between care facilities.
  • The candidate must transport patients in a wheelchair or stretcher.
  • The candidate will be expected to respond to call signals.
  • The candidate will be required to collect specimens.
  • The candidate will be expected to accompany patients on outings and other recreational activities, as well as perform other duties related to patient care and comfort.
  • The candidate will be required to administer first aid in emergency situations.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English or French languages.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Secondary (high) school graduation certificate.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 1 to 2 years of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate must have a First Aid Certificate and a CPR Certificate.
  • The candidate must be able to lift more than 45 kg (100 lbs).
  • The candidate should be client focused.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral communication skills.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate must be interpersonally aware.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in a home care and visiting care agency, a hospital or a home for the elderly, and a nursing home/home for the elderly.

Additional information

Security and safety

  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough criminal background check.

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to walk for long periods of time.

Benefits

  • Health, Long term and Other benefits will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Dental plan and Disability benefits.
  • Under Long Term Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Life insurance.
  • In addition to the Health and Long-term benefits mentioned above, the selected candidate will receive Free parking.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

By mail

660 RIVERSIDE DRIVE
BATHURST, NB
E2A 2M6

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Proof of the requested certifications
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