(Commencing May 5th, 2019 July 20th, 2019 With Possibility Of Extension)Open to the PublicThe incumbent will assist, under supervision of Registered Nurse or delegate, with the basic nursing care of residents in a long-term care setting. The Resident Care Worker is the personal care provider for residents within the Long Term Care setting. The purpose of their position is to provide professional, high quality, holistic care in a manner that considers the residents physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs. A primary responsibility is to deliver person-centered care. The Resident Care Worker will use the skills and competencies within their scope of practice in the performance of job duties and tasks, as an integral member of the nursing care team and is responsible to work to their full scope of practice. This position will require shift work including weekends.Bi-Weekly Hours: 15.0 hours bi-weekly / 7.5- and/or 11.25-hour rotating days, evenings, nights / every 2nd weekend
Minimum Qualifications: - Successful completion of a recognized Resident Care Worker training program or equivalent.- Able to work under supervision as well as independently and part of a team. - Demonstrated ability in communication and judgment skills; and, have an awareness of the needs of residents, both physical and emotional.- The successful applicant must have a good previous work and attendance record.Other Qualifications: - Additional relevant education and experience will be considered an asset- The successful applicant must provide a satisfactory criminal records check prior to beginning employment.Applicants are expected to complete the full length of this assignment unless appointed to a permanent position.Please Note: Please ensure the application clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants will be screened based on the information provided. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.