Continuing Care Assistant


Employer: Shoreham Village

Closing Date: 20201203

Contact Name: Marlene Ryan

Phone: 902-421-7297

Email: [email protected]

Location: Chester, NS

Hours: Full-Time, Part-Time, Casual, Weekdays, Weekends, Days, Evenings, Nights

Responsibilities:

- Have the ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis
- Have the ability to meet the physical requirements of the job including safe lifting, push, pull and bending with demonstrated use of proper body mechanics
- Have good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to resolve conflicts
- Maintain confidentiality concerning residents, staff and organizational information
- Understand and support the principles of Resident Focused Care
- Be a respectful and hardworking team player with a professional and courteous manner
- Communicate and report relevant information regarding resident care and any health and safety issues to your Supervisor.
- Provide a criminal record check.

Training & Experience:
- Successful completion of CCA course and provincial CCA certification or willingness to obtain certification
- Training and experience with Alzheimer and Dementia care is an asset
- Training and experience in Palliative Care is an asset

Duties & Responsibilities Include:
- Provide personal care to residents including restorative care programs, walking and range of motion.
- Assists clients with hygiene needs and daily living activities including bathing, dressing, oral care, skin care, positioning in bed, feeding and transferring.
- Assist in the planning and implementation of resident leisure activities on a daily basis.
- Collaborates with residents, families, volunteers and other members of the team in the development of an individualized Resident care plan.

Required Skills:

Essential Skills: Reading, Writing, Document Use, Numeracy, Computer Use, Thinking, Oral Communication, Working With Others, Continuous Learning

Employability Skills: Motivation, Confidence, Good Attitude, Adaptability, Accountability, Time Management, Teamwork, Stress Management, Presentation

How To Apply:

Via email: [email protected]


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