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Continuing Care Assistant (CCA/CCAIT) - NOC 3413

Others NS, Nova Scotia,CANADA
 
 
 
Job ID
:
#JP247-101240
 
Employer
:
ParaMed Home Health Care
 
Job Category
:
Caregiver & Nanny
 
Posting Date
:
February 15, 2021
 
Expiry date
:
February 14, 2022
 
Vacancies
:
10
 
Website
:
 
Salary
:
$17.00 - $17.50 per hour
 
 
 
 

Continuing Care Assistant (CCA/CCAIT) Full-time 30 - 40 hrs per week


$17.00 - $17.50 per hour


Various locations in Nova Scotia - including Spryfield, Dartmouth and South Halifax Regional Municipality areas.


CCA/CCAIT designation is preferred; candidates with prior healthcare education such as nursing students, internationally-trained healthcare providers, or out-of province personal caregivers can apply but must be willing to complete a PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition) Program if offered a position.


Direct experience in working with vulnerable individuals with preference given to those with experience in community or institutional (retirement, long term care, etc.) settings
Ability to pass a criminal record screening and vulnerable sector screening upon hire
A willingness to travel within a designated area is required; access to a vehicle and a valid driver's license is considered an asset
A passion for making a difference in your community and the lives of patients!



  • Supply and empty commodes; bathe, dress, and groom patients; prepare and serve meal trays, feed or assist in feeding of patients and assist patients with menu selection; weigh, lift, turn, and position patients; shave patients; supervise patients' exercise routines, accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort;

  • Take patients' blood pressure, temperature, and pulse; report or record fluid intake and output; observe or monitor patients' status and document patient care on charts; administer first aid in emergency situations;

  • Transfer patients by wheelchair or lift for treatment or surgery;

  • Make beds and maintain patients' rooms



  • Continuing Care Assistant or Continuing Care Assistant in Training Designation/Certification (those that fall under the CCAIT category must be able to provide proof of enrollment in an approved CCA program or be willing to enroll in a CCA/PLAR program + have previous personal care experience) 

  • Personal care experience is required 

  • Access to a vehicle and a valid driver's license is strongly preferred 

  • Ability to pass a criminal record screening and vulnerable sector screening upon hire 

  • A willingness to travel within a designated area is required; access to a vehicle and a valid driver's license is considered an asset 

  • A passion for making a difference in your community and the lives of patients!