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Job Title:
HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT (OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY)

Posted Date:
1/15/2020
Closing Date:
1/26/2020
Functional Discipline:
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Job Description
VACANCY DETAILS

VACANCY NUMBER: 0000018217CG

JOB TITLE: HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT (OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY)
STATUS: TEMPORARY FULL TIME (10 WEEKS)
DEPARTMENT: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
LOCATION: GREATER NIAGARA GENERAL SITE
HOURS OF WORK: 75 HOURS PER PAY PERIOD

POSTING DATE: 15 January 2020
CLOSING DATE: 26 January 2020

UNION: NON UNION
WAGE RANGE: $17.00 per hour


POSITION OBJECTIVE:
The Health Care Assistant will assist the Occupational Therapy staff with providing direct and non-direct patient care activities working under the direction of the Occupational Therapy staff. The Health Care Assistant will be assigned and/or buddied with an Occupational Therapy staff member on every shift.
o Assist with portering/transporting patients
o Assist the department with patient safety and comfort by ensuring the environment is tidy, clean and safe from hazards
o Assist with administrative duties such as photocopying, mail delivery, faxing and similar duties
o Attendance at all staff meetings as appropriate
o Be aware and adhere to all safety policies

QUALIFICATIONS:
The Health Care Assistant must have successfully completed his/her first year and be enrolled in the upcoming year in a recognized Occupational Therapy Program or has completed two years of an undergraduate degree in Health Sciences/Kinesiology and be proceeding into a recognized Occupational Therapy Program.

Recruitment Specialist: Carrie Garritsen
(905) 378-4647 EXT 44222

Niagara Health is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.