Continuing Care Assistant (CCA)

Facility:           The Birches Nursing Home

Location:        Musquodoboit Harbour
 

Positions:       
1.0 Permanent Full Time x 2
1.0 Temporary Full Time
x 2
0.9 Permanent Part Time x 2
0.9 Temporary Part Time x 2
0.7 Permanent Part Time
0.35 Part Time
Casual

 

Facility Description:

The Birches Nursing Home is a Community Governed organization that operates a 42 bed Continuing Care Centre.  The Birches is committed to the highest standards of support and services and promotes a health workplace for its 100 staff.  The organization fosters a healthy work life balance and uses the latest best practice information at all levels.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

To perform and assist in all aspects of the personal care of the residents.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required: 

  • Certification as a Personal Care Worker, Continuing Care Assistant or Home Health Provider is required

  • Nursing experience in a long-term care facility

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work shift work

  • Alzheimer and Other Related Dementia Provincial Certificate required

  • Demonstrated ability to work with residents with Alzheimer Disease and other related Dementia

  • Must provide valid criminal record check and vulnerable record check.

 

Asset:

  • Experience in long term care

  • Knowledge and experience in Occupational Health and Safety, Quality Management and/or Infection Control

  • Experience working with Alzheimer’s and related dementias

 

BENEFITS: We offer a comprehensive compensation package including: a pension plan, attractive benefits plan, and a competitive salary.
 

Signing Bonus: A $3,500 signing bonus is available based on the prorated FTE. Some conditions apply.
 

HOURS OF WORK: Days/Evenings/Nights: All Shift Hours
 

Please email resume to:

Human Resources

Hr.birches@thebirchesns.ca

Or Fax to: 902-889-2271