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Date: 2024-06-24 20:57:46

Health Care Aide

Job Description

Req ID: 174334
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Western Zone, Digby General Hospital
Department: OPWZ EMG Emergency Digby
Type of Employment: Casual Hourly FT short-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: CUPE Healthcare Position
Posting Closing Date: Open Until Filled


This is a reposting of Requisition 174334; therefore, candidates who have previously applied for this Req are unable to reapply


Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.


Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with a Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.


About the Opportunity

The Health Support Aide has an important role within the health care team and is responsible for helping with daily routines of care and to support patients/clients with activities of daily living. The role may include: the provision of basic care, specimen collection and other support functions under the guidance and direction of licensed health care professional.

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:


  • Grade 12
  • Any previous related experience or related education would be an asset
  • Knowledge of infection control procedures an asset
  • Current BCLS within two years of hire
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention
  • Relevant first aid, first responder training i.e. St. John Ambulance course, HS lifeguard certificate, an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with patients/clients, hospital staff, public and referral sources
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred


Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.

Hours

  • Short Assignment, Full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly
  • Beginning as soon as possible with a duration of August 23, 2024
  • Dates are subject to change
  • Shifts may include days, evenings, nights, weekends & holidays

Compensation and Incentives

$19.26 - $20.02 hourly


Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Some opportunities may be eligible for our Employee Referral Program. If a Nova Scotia Health employee refers a candidate who is not working for the organization and the candidate is hired, the employee who made the referral may be eligible to earn up to $1000. For more details and instructions, please visit Recruitment - Incentives


This is a Healthcare bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.


Preferred candidates must be able to demonstrate proof of primary series of COVID -19 vaccine at time of hire.


Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.


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