The University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the position of a patient care assistant in the Department of Internal Medicine 8B.
Change lives and communities through excellent care, discovery, and learning.
The “Patient Needs First” university health network includes West Toronto Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Prince Margaret Women’s Cancer Center, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and UHN Michener Institute of Education. The breadth of research, the complexity of the case, and the scale of the education program make UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research, and education. The University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest teaching and research hospital have a long tradition of leading first steps and a goal of “changing lives and communities through excellent care, discovery, and learning”, bringing together more than 16,000 employees and more than 1,200 doctors. , More than 8,000 students and many volunteers. UHN is a friendly and creative place with amazing people all over the world.
For more than 100 years, West Toronto Hospital has been meeting the healthcare needs of the local multicultural community. Today, the hospital provides third-rate professional care to people from surrounding areas and across Canada.
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Patient care assistants participate in direct and indirect patient care activities to complete the multidisciplinary care plan. The activity set is managed and allocated by the RN. To support the provision of outstanding patient care, the main responsibilities of patient care assistants include: Carrying out basic patient care activities that facilitate the implementation of a multidisciplinary care plan; helping to meet the nutritional needs of patients; participating in the process of collecting/recording patient information; using infection control And safety measures to maintain the highest level of patient care/safety; ensure a clean and safe environment for patient care/treatment; contribute to patient evaluation; perform transportation functions; fulfill departmental commitments and strictly abide by confidentiality policies; as needed, Perform cross-functional and other duties based on job classification or clinical experience.
Complete the twelfth stage or equivalent
Complete a healthcare support plan/PSW with the required qualification level
Direct patient care experience in the past six (6) months
Complete the Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) plan
Ability to speak, read, write and understand English
Understand occupational health and safety laws and other relevant legislation
Understand the hazardous substance information system in the workplace (W.H.M.I.S.)
Understand hospital policies, procedures, guidelines, agreements and practices
Understand the emergency assistance law
Demonstrate an independent, positive attitude and desire to work effectively in a team
Able to achieve a smooth flow of unit operation and patient care
Ability to maintain a consistent level of productivity and efficiency
Able to perform duties in a courteous manner and work to high standards while meeting UHN-compliant deadlines
Patient-based nursing awareness
Multitasking ability, practice initiative and judgment