CUPE Job Posting #871594
Position: Health Care Assistant (2 Positions)
Site: E.W. Bickle Centre, Toronto Rehab Institute
Department: South 5 CCC
Reports to: Manager, Program Services
Hourly Rate: $22.947 to $23.853 per hour (Start rate: determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Hours: Various ; Shifts: Various
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Health Care Assistant in our South 5 CCC Department.
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.
The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.
The Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, a leader in adult rehabilitation and complex continuing care, is Canada’s largest adult rehabilitation hospital. Bringing together innovative patient care, groundbreaking research and diverse education to help people overcome or recover from disabling injury, illness or age-related conditions Toronto Rehab is located at four sites: University Centre (550 University Ave.), Lyndhurst Hospital and Toronto Rehab’s Cardiac and Stroke Centre (Rumsey Road) and the Bickle Centre (Dunn Ave).. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.
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
- 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: February 18, 2021 Closing Date: February 25, 2021
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.