RCW or RA 2 Vacancies 100 % Temporary 6 month position
Job Posting – Resident Care Worker or Resident Attendant Closing Date: September 21, 2017Posting ID: 24082017 The Mount Continuing Care Community is looking for casual Resident Care Workers for our new long-term care facility in Charlottetown, PEI. The Mount Continuing Care Community is committed to providing the highest quality of care guided by our core values; compassion, respect, and hospitality. If you are highly motivated, energetic, caring, and dedicated to person-centered care then we are looking for you! This position reports to the team leader, or Director of Nursing, and assumes authority, responsibility, and accountability for the delivery of nursing services in our continuing care community.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications (please note only candidates with the following qualifications will be considered):
Education from a recognized RCW program or equivalent experience
Experience in dementia care is required.
A valid criminal record check and vulnerable sector check.
Up to date CPR training.
Up to date immunizations and TB testing.
GPA and TLR training.
Experience with Dementia Care.
Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Answer call signals; assist residents to the bathroom; supply and empty bed pans; bathe, dress and groom residents; serve meal trays, feed or assist in feeding of residents and assist residents with menu selection; weigh, lift, turn, and position residents; monitor nutritional intake; supervise residents' exercise routines, set up and provide leisure activities for residents, accompany residents on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to resident care and comfort.
Provide activities for residents, promote person centered care, socialize and engage with residents for activities of daily living. Administer medications in the Community Care neighborhoods.
Take residents' blood pressure, temperature and pulse; report or record fluid intake and output; observe or monitor residents' status and document resident care on charts; administer first aid in emergency situations; collect specimens such as urine, feces or sputum.
Follow proper resident transfer policies (TLR).
Make beds and maintain residents’ rooms.
Maintain inventory of supplies.
Clean and maintain all medical equipment.
Ability to handle sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality.
Other duties as required.
Employee rate gym membership
Employee rate meal plan
Wage range: $14.27 to $17.91 hourly.
This is also posted internally, and internal candidates will be given priority. Shifts may range from 3 to 12 hours, with a combination of days, evening, nights, weekends, holidays. The successful applicant must be able to work a combination of shifts, with flexibility. The position is for 6 months, with the possibility or extension.
Please apply, Monday to Friday, at The Mount Front Office, c/o Lindsay Dickieson:
141 Mount Edward Road, Charlottetown, PEI, C1A 5T1