Patient Care Assistant
Trillium Health Partners
Mississauga, ON, CA
3d ago

Internal Deadline :

August 16, 2022 - posting extended to September 6

Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission : A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

Our Values : Compassion, Excellence, Courage

Our Goals : Quality, Access, Sustainability

Our Enablers : People, Education, Innovation, Research

  • The location of any vacancy / position may be changed or reassigned as per operational needs
  • Position Summary :

    As a member of the care giving team on the Patient Services units, assists the Nursing staff with the provision of patient care.

    Performs duties related to patient care under the direction of regulated Health Care Professionals and / or Physicians in accordance with hospital standards, policies and procedures.

    Performs related activities required to assist the team in providing a safe, clean and comfortable environment for patients.

  • Responsible and accountable for the provision of patient care to a specific group of patients under the direction of regulated Health Care Professionals and in accordance with the standards set by the Hospital.
  • Such duties include :

  • Delivery of meal trays to assigned patients, feeding of patients as necessary, or assistance with meals as required (opening packages, making patient comfortable and documenting food consumption)
  • Assisting, under the direction of regulated Health Care Professionals, with ambulation, toileting, bathing and personal hygiene functions
  • Provides physical assistance to patients as required by assisting with lifts and transfers
  • Performs various patient care duties & related non-professional activities necessary in meeting patient’s personal needs and comfort and documenting as required.
  • Assists in the provision of a safe, clean and comfortable environment, including carrying out cleaning and infection control activities as required
  • Reports all concerns voiced by patients and their families
  • Alerts team members when any change or concern about the patient’s condition is raised
  • Cleans and disinfects beds, rooms and equipment as required, in accordance with THC standards
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Key Qualifications :

  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent related skills & experience
  • THP certification and / or, personal support worker, orthopaedic certificate or appropriate other related Health Care Certificate required
  • Current BCLS & CPR Certificates essential
  • Previous Hospital / Health Care experience strongly preferred
  • Current basic computer skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Must have the knowledge, skill, judgment and ability to work with patients in an understanding, sensitive and compassionate manner
  • Must be a self-directed individual with well-developed organizational skills
  • Possess the ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision
  • A positive attendance and work record is essential
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