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Nurse Next Door Qualified CCA Full Time in Halifax, NS

Nurse Next Door

Branch Halifax NS CA

Position:
Qualified CCA
Location:
Halifax, NS

A solid knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of community healthcare and the delivery of personal care service to clients (don’t need for…

Are you a warm, caring CCA passionate about making a difference in the life of a senior?

We are looking for Qualified CCAs , to help us change the way healthcare is delivered in the community. We provide you the opportunity to care for our clients in the way that you initially intended to care for people before you became a care giver.

We have the need for Qualified CCAs to do home care in the Hants County area.

If you believe that your warm heart would be an asset to our dynamic and growing team, We look forward to meeting you.

We Make Lives Better – so let’s start with yours!

Job Type: Part-time/Full-Time

As a Continuous Care Assistant , you will work with elderly clients in their homes helping them with meal preparation, light housekeeping, providing friendship and providing personal care with tasks that may include some or all of the following:

Responsibilities Primary Duties:

  • Provide personal care
  • Assist with personal hygiene
  • Able to assist clients with standing, walking, sitting and rolling in bed
  • Perform manual (1 person assist) and /or operate mechanical lifts. (Hoyer, Nolan, Arjo, Medi-stand, etc.)
  • Medication assistance and monitoring
  • Other specialized care including but not limited to: catheter care, bowel routines, ROM exercises, RX cream application, oxygen monitoring.
  • Specialized care (i.e.: palliative, dementia, Alzheimer, quad, and other types of care)
  • Companionship
  • Some meal preparation
  • Childcare/Elderly care
  • Secondary Duties:
  • Housekeeping duties which COULD include the following duties: cleaning bathrooms (including toilets and tubs/shower stalls), vacuuming, washing floors, windows, dusting, kitchen surfaces and cupboards, fridge and stove cleaning, watering plants, pet care (water and feed), washing dishes before and after meal prep.
  • Assist with errands / special outings
  • Provide travel assistance (drive in your vehicle or client’s vehicle or accompany by other means of transportation (eg: taxi, bus)
  • Meal planning and preparation.
  • Laundry, ironing and mending
  • Provide companionship and conversation

Requirements

  • Passionate about community health / home support
  • Absolutely love working with seniors
  • Able to work independently
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing English
  • At least one year of recent Health Care Aide/personal care experience in a similar position or life experience in which similar duties were completed (don’t need for companion)
  • A solid knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of community healthcare and the delivery of personal care service to clients (don’t need for companion)
  • Able to stand, bend, squat, kneel and reach freely (don’t need for companion)
  • Able to freely lift 23 kilograms (don’t need for companion)
  • Demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions as related to client care

Able to travel from assignment to assignment

Job Types: Full-Time, Part-time, Casual

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual

Job Location:

  • Halifax, NS

Required licenses or certifications:

  • Are you willing to drive to location
  • Do you have Certification as a CCA in NS
  • Do you have a valid drivers license and vehicle

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2018-03-16
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