Overview

Capital District Health Authority Unit Aide – Brachy Therapy Part Time in Halifax, NS

Capital District Health Authority

Branch Halifax NS CA

Position:
Unit Aide – Brachy Therapy
Location:
Halifax, NS

This is a NSGEU Healthcare Agreement – Support Bargaining unit position. The Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova…

Opening Statement

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Responsibilities

The Unit Aide has an important role within the health care team. Reporting directly to the Health Services Manager, the Unit Aide is responsible for ordering, stocking and maintaining all supplies and equipment to meet the needs of patients in their designated work area. An understanding of the basic principles of infection control is essential and key to providing a safe environment for patients and staff alike. This role also provides indirect and direct support for patient care.

Qualifications

* Grade XII
* Previous clinic aide experience preferred
* Knowledge of medical terminology an asset
* Understands and adheres to unit and hospital policies and procedures
* Demonstrated ability to follow directions
* Understands the importance of cleanliness in a hospital
* Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
* Able to establish good relationships with people
* Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
* Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
* Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

Hours of Work

* Permanent Part-time (20%) position; 15 hours biweekly

Salary

Unit Aide:
$17.4129 – $18.8349 hourly

Closing Statement

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

This is a NSGEU Healthcare Agreement – Support Bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment at this site.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority policy at this site requires no smoking, vaping or tobacco use on the property or during staff-led patient outings. This means not using any tobacco products, other smoked or heated substances, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), cigars, pipes, vape pens and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) at any time.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-27
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