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Patient Care Assistant, CPT

Chatham-Kent - Ontario (ON),

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance

Job Description:

(Knowledge, Skill, Experience)
  • Personal Support Worker (PSW) Certificate from an Ontario College Certificate Program or an
Accredited Program with PSWEPA.
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certified.
  • Gentle Persuasion Approach Training
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario CPR (C) certification
  • 2 years previous hospital PSW experience preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of Mental Health Disorders.
  • Knowledge and skill to maintain supplies and equipment.
  • Ability to complete the required environmental cleaning.
  • Excellent communication/time management/priority setting skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of asepsis principles.
  • Excellent computer skills (Intranet, Microsoft Office, Care Manager)
  • Satisfactory attendance.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
  • Demonstrates a strong personal commitment to customers and continuous quality improvement.
  • Interacts with others in a way that supports the goals of the organization through mutual respect, effective communications and co-operative working relationships.
  • Proven ability to work independently in a changing environment, mange interruptions and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize opportunities for and contribute to process improvements.
  • Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care.
  • Demonstrated participation in building a culture of safety and partnering with each other to improve the safety of patient care processes and systems.
  • Demonstrated performance reflecting the Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
  • Monitoring patient that is in restraints.
  • Monitoring patients that require 1-1 observation.
  • Assisting patients as required with activities of daily living as directed
  • Reporting significant patient presentation when monitoring to ensure patient safety.
  • Providing direct and indirect care to patients, performing a variety of activities that support the functions of all team members
  • Reporting damage or breakage of instruments and equipment.
  • Assisting with portering duties as required.
  • Performing other duties as assigned to assist nursing staff.

CKHA is an equal opportunity employer committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Should you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources.

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