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Unit Assistant - FT - Nursing Resource Team - Halton Healthcare in Oakville at Halton Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

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Job Description


Posting # 2019-836952

CUPE 815

Position: Unit Assistant

Department: Inpatient Units

Status:  Full-time

Hours:  Monday to Sunday - Primarily 12 hour shifts, with some 8 hour shifts; (Hours may be subject to change based on operational needs.)

Site:  Oakville           

As a member of the Clinical team, the Unit Assistant will be primarily responsible for providing a supportive and safe environment for patients, visitors and staff.

This is what you’ll be doing:

  • Communication-participating in on unit huddles and bullet rounds, answering call bells
  • Equipment Cleaning in between patient use in rooms and gyms
  • Role in assisting with repositioning, boosting and mobilizing patients
  • Stocking of linen and supply cupboards
  • Nourishment-feeding of patients that require assistance, meal set up, communicating with clinical leads on patient intake
  • Related duties as required

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • High School Diploma required
  • Recent practical and related experience in a healthcare setting preferred
  • Must be able to work well in a team setting
  • Must possess English language verbal communication skills and literacy skills sufficient to understand verbal and written instructions and to read procedure manuals
  • Must be able to prioritize workload and function independently
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job including: continuous standing and walking, forward bending, pushing/pulling carts and reaching. Some overhead reaching, squatting, climbing and heavy lifting of up to 30 lbs
  • May be required to work and adapt to multiple areas
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record

The ideal candidate is strong in patient centered care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require a person with good communication skills with a clear patient focus with the ability to manage execution and to foster teamwork and cooperation.

Salary: $17.17 - $21.47

Date Posted: February 12, 2019

Internal applications due by: February 19, 2019

*Internals who already applied need not reapply*

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. , We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.