health care aide

health care aide

04 Jan
Pro-Care Health Services LTD

04 Jan

Pro-Care Health Services LTD


Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

- First Aid Certificate

- CPR Certificate

- Nursing Aide Certificate

- Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certificate

- Understanding and managing aggressive behaviour (UMAB) course

Additional Skills

- Serve meal trays and feed patients

- Make beds and maintain patients' rooms

- Supply and empty bed pans

- Assist with the set-up and maintenance of traction equipment, cleaning or sterilizing equipment, maintaining and repairing equipment, and assembling, setting-up and operating job-related equipment

- Deliver messages, reports, requisitions and specimens between departments

- Transport patients between care facilities

Weight Handling

- Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

- More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

- Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Work Setting

- Public or community health centre

- Hospital or home for the aged

- Hospital/medical facility or clinic

- Home care and visiting care agency

- Rehabilitation centre and special health institution

- Nursing home/home for the aged

Specific Skills

- Administer suppositories, colonic irrigations and enemas

- Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher

- Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse

- Supervise patients' exercise routines

- Prepare patients for surgery by washing, shaving and sterilizing operative areas

- Bathe, dress and groom patients

- Answer call signals

- Weigh, lift, turn and position patients

- Administer first aid in emergency situations

- Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort

Security and Safety

- Bondable

- Child abuse registry check

- Driver's validity licence check

- Driving record check (abstract)

- Criminal record check

- Adult Abuse Registry

Transportation/Travel Information

- Own transportation

- Own vehicle

- Valid driver's licence

- Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

- Fast-paced environment

- Work under pressure

- Repetitive tasks

- Physically demanding

- Manual dexterity

- Attention to detail

- Ability to distinguish between colours

- Sound discrimination

- Combination of sitting, standing, walking

- Standing for extended periods

- Walking

- Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

- Rural area

- Urban area

- Remote location

- Various locations

Personal Suitability

- Initiative

- Effective interpersonal skills

- Flexibility

- Team player

- Excellent oral communication

- Client focus

- Interpersonal awareness

- Dependability

- Judgement

- Reliability

- Organized