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Health Care Assistant, Specialized Dementia Unit

University Health Network

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted April 30, 2021.

CUPE Job Posting #875506

Position: Health Care Assistant                                     
Site: University Centre, Toronto Rehab Institute           
Department: Specialized Dementia Unit
Reports to: Manager, Program Services
Grade/Scale: TR02
Hourly Rate: $22.947 to $23.853 per hour (Start rate: determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Hours: 0.4 FTE position Shifts: Days/Night   
Status: Permanent part-time

”Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”

At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.

A leader in adult rehabilitation and complex continuing care, the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute brings together innovative patient care, groundbreaking research and diverse education to help people overcome or recover from disabling injury, illness or age-related conditions.

The Health Care Assistant (HCA) is a member of the inter-professional care/service team and maintains a collaborative working relationship in the provision of supportive care.
The HCA is actively involved in the provision of supportive patient care. It includes but not limited to performing basic patient care functions which contribute to the implementation of the plan of care. The HCA work under delegation of a nurse or other regulated health care provider; and works to their own knowledge, skills and abilities including how to report outcomes and escalate safety concerns.

• Education: Completed a PSW Program that meets the appropriate standards established by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
• Must be or in the process of being registered with the Ontario Personal Support Worker Registry
• Behavioral management (CPI) training
• Valid Basic Cardiac Life Support Certificate
• Ability to lift over 60 lbs. on a constant basis
• Ability to handle occasional to moderate exertion (i.e. constant standing, walking, climbing, reaching and frequent movement) on an occasional to frequent basis

Posted Date: April 22,  2021     Closing Date:  until filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have maintained satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.