Overview

CHEO Health Care Aide, Operating Room, Perioperative Services Part Time in Ontario

CHEO

Branch ON CA

Position:
Health Care Aide, Operating Room, Perioperative Services
Location:
Ontario

§ Pediatric Health Care Aide Certificate (Essential). Working as a valuable member of the patient care team and under the direction of a Registered Nurse/…

POSITION SUMMARY

Working as a valuable member of the patient care team and under the direction of a Registered Nurse/ Registered Practical Nurse the HCA assists in providing a range of health care services to support the care of patients, their families and their environment.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITES

Under the direction and supervision of nursing, (RN/RPN) assist with patient care by:

a. Provide constant observation of a patient in keeping with CHEO’s Sitter policy

b. Assist with restraining a patient if required

c. Accompany a patient to the playroom or other requested location

d. Observe and report the patient’s physical and psychological status to nursing staff

e. Assist in patient lift and transfers along with positioning, turning and ambulating patients

f. Weighing patients

g. Feeding, bathing/grooming and toileting

h. Assist with observing and noting input and output

i. Obtaining and labelling non-invasive specimens as directed (i.e. urine)

j. Calming restless patients, maintaining safety devices as ordered

k. Assist with the preparing of deceased patients and assisting with transport to the morgue

Reviews and follows the plan of care for patients by:

l. Documenting on patient flow sheets and other appropriate documentation tools as required

Assumes responsibility for maintenance of knowledge and skill by:

m. Participating in indirect activities related to patient care and services provided (i.e. staff meetings, educational in-services etc.) as requested

n. Participating in hospital and unit-related programs and other educational activities such as, but not exclusive to:

i. Non-violent Crisis Intervention

ii. Accreditation

iii. Occupational Health & Safety including WHMIS, Fire Safety, Infection Control.

iv. Staff meetings/Unit council/Shift Change meetings

v. Orientation and training of new staff

§ Respond to patient/family inquiries (including answering patient call bells) and refer them to the patient’s nurse or Doctor where necessary

§ Assist in the preparation/stocking of supplies, material and equipment for use by professional staff

§ Maintain good public relations with patients and families by introducing themselves and greeting patients and families

§ Perform work in accordance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations as well as all CHEO corporate/departmental policies and procedures related to health and safety

§ Respond to Hospital Codes as indicated in the Code policies

§ Responds to Unit Emergency situations to assist professional staff as directed.

Other Related Duties

§ Check/Record med fridge temperature and respond accordingly

§ Download glucometers

§ Carry out such stocking requirements that may be required for safe patient care

§ Carry out those environmental tasks necessary to provide a safe and infection free environment for patients, families and staff as required by individual areas needs (in-between case cleaning, medication fridge cleaning and just in time resolutions to environmental situations)

§ Any other duties that may be deemed necessary to support quality patient care

§ Check department equipment and report issues to Biomed or Physical Plant

§ Knowledge of patient positioning for surgery and positioning aids used

§ Assisting with movement of an unconscious patients

§ Proper handling of biohazardous waste

§ Good communication skills working in a team atmosphere

§ Assist with PPI (Parental Presence for Induction) program

§ Proper handling of sterile product

§ Works well individually and in a team

QUALIFICATIONS

§ Police Record Check (PRC) (Essential)

§ Pediatric Health Care Aide Certificate (Essential)

§ Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills in English (Essential)

§ Excellent organizational and time management skills (Essential)

§ Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team (Essential)

§ Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret and carry out written and verbal instructions (Essential)

§ Ability to respond to physical demands (i.e. heavy lifts and transfers) (Essential)

  • Bilingual (English/ French) (Preferred)
  • Please note you will be represented by the Ontario Federation Healthcare Workers – Laborers International Union of North America , (OFHCW-LiUNA).

Should the applicant require any accommodations during the application process please notify Human Resources as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: , ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-27
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