Saturday , September 30 2023

UHN CA Careers – Patient Care Assistant

Website University Health Network

Job Description:

The Patient Care Assistant participates in direct and indirect patient care activities in order to carry out the multidisciplinary care plan. The scope of activities are directed and assigned by the RN. To support the provision of excellent patient care, the principal responsibilities of the Patient Care Assistant include: performing basic patient care functions which contribute to the implementation of the multidisciplinary care plan; assisting with patient nutritional needs; contributing to the patient information collection/documentation process; practicing infection control and safety measures to maintain the highest standard of patient care/safety; ensuring a clean and safe environment for patient care/treatment; contributing to patient assessment; performing transportation function; performing departmental duties, following strict adherence to confidentiality policies; performing cross-functional and other duties consistent with the job classification or clinical specialty, as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Hospital and departmental policies, procedures, guidelines, protocols and practices
  • Completion of Grade XII, or equivalent
  • Ability to maintain a consistent level of productivity and efficiency
  • Demonstrated independence, a positive attitude and the willingness to work effectively in a team
  • Ability to perform responsibilities in a courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
  • Completion of a Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) program
  • Completion of a Health Care Aide/PSW Program at the certificate level required; qualified internal applicants ONLY, with no PSW certification have one (1) year to successfully complete a recognized program
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and other relevant legislation
  • Knowledge of Emergency Assistance Code
  • Ability to facilitate unit functioning and smooth patient care flow
  • Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend the English language
  • Recent six (6) months direct patient care experience
  • Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (W.H.M.I.S.)

Job Details:

Company: University Health Network

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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