Health Care Assistant
St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
19h ago

UNIT PROFILE

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is pleased to offer the opportunity of working in the hospital environment as a temporary casual part-time Health Care Assistant with the Nursing Resource Team to full-time BScN students entering Level 3 or 4.

The Nursing Resource Team is a staffing team that provides nursing services across patient care programs at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton.

POSITION SUMMARY

As a member of the health care team, the Health Care Assistant provides limited direct patient care under the immediate supervision and direction of the Registered Nurse / Registered Practical Nurse (RN / RPN).

The Health Care Assistant will be assigned to a unit and assist with basic activities of daily living and / or observational care.

The Health Care Assistant will provide basic support for the Nursing team while having the opportunity to work in the hospital environment and develop professional relationships with the interdisciplinary team, patients and families.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Nursing student with successful completion of all level 2 courses for a BScN program
  • Familiarity with computer applications or willingness to learn computer skills as required
  • Demonstrated effective communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and judgment appropriate for the position
  • Ability to accept assignment or delegated functions
  • Ability to set priorities and organize work accordingly
  • Ability to deal with various hospital departments effectively and collaboratively
  • Ability to lift using appropriate techniques and bend, push and pull using good body mechanics
  • A good attendance and work record is essential
  • HOURS OF WORK

    Days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays

    St. Joseph’s Nursing Vision is to make a difference in the lives of those we care for, our organization, and the future of our community through achievement of excellence in nursing and commitment to a culture of nursing innovation, empowerment, leadership and accountability.

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