Req ID: 165227
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Central Zone, Halifax Infirmary Robie Street Entrance - QEII
Department: OPCZ EMG Ambulance
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly PT (80% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: NSGEU Support Position
Posting Closing Date: 28-Sep-23
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.
Reporting to the Health Services Manager and working under the direction of the Charge Nurse and Staff Nurse, the Patient Attendant is responsible for supporting patient care activities in their work area including: assisting in the movement and transportation of patients; cleaning equipment and work areas; maintaining equipment and handling of sterile items.
We would love to hear from you if you have the following:
Grade 12 or equivalent
Current certification in CPR
Current certification in WHIMIS
Previous Patient Attendant experience an asset
Previous experience working in an ER environment is preferable
Must be able to respond quickly to unexpected situations and work effectively in emergency situations
Ability to lift and move patients using proper body mechanics and/or lifting devices
Ability to work independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team, with highly developed interpersonal skills
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.
Permanent Part Time 80%; 60 hours bi-weekly
Once You've Applied
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
This is a Support 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.