Personal Care Aides - Riverstone Retirement Communities

Job Details

Personal Care Aides

Ottawa (en)
  • City City: Ottawa
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 15
  • Type Type: Part Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 15
  • Schedule Schedule: Days, Nights, Evenings, Weekends, Shift
  • Education Education: College

Assist the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities at the person's home or in a care facility. Duties performed at a place of residence may include keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes) and preparing meals. May provide assistance at non-residential care facilities. May advise families, the elderly, convalescents, and persons with disabilities regarding such things as nutrition, cleanliness, and household activities.

WHAT WILL YOU DO:

  • Delivered and received report at the beginning and end of each shift;
  • Receives direction, assignment and evaluation of work from the RPN (charge nurse);
  • Provides care with personal hygiene, dressing, bathing, etc., for each resident as assigned according to the individual care plans;
  • Orders supplies from the kitchen as needed and stores supplies upon receipt;
  • Sets-up, delivers and returns meal trays to residents as required, due to illness, injury or special circumstances as approved by the charge nurse;
  • Reports any changes in a residents’ physical, mental or emotional conditions to the RPN (charge nurse) and/or DOC;
  • Answers call bells promptly, and responds to residents needs and requests;
  • Assists in the preparation and serving meals;
  • Notifies shift supervisor in the event of an emergency and assists in implementing emergency interventions as delegated by the charge nurse or DOC;
  • Practices infection control protocol;
  • Reports all resident and staff incidents/accidents immediately to charge nurse and/or DOC;
  • Records on each resident’s check list daily;
  • Reports malfunctioning of equipment, repairs needed, fire hazards to front desk or charge nurse.

TOOLS / TECHNOLOGIES:

  • Electronic mail software: Email software, Voltage SecureMail
  • Calendar and scheduling software: August Systems Visit Wizard
  • Data base reporting software: Mi-Co Mi-Forms
  • Medical software: MEDITECH software
  • Optical character reader OCR or scanning software: Computer reading software

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Bonus program
  • On the job training
  • Additional training available
  • Training opportunities
  • Subsidized meals
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

Riverstone Retirement Communities is a locally owned and operated company offering, a highly respected, full continuum of care to it’s residents. We believe that everyone deserves to live a meaningful, engaged and joyful life. We strive to ensure our residents live comfortably and with dignity in a safe and happy environment. Riverstone offers our residents a variety of lifestyle options to best suit their needs- from independent to assisted living, including memory care.Our valued employees work in an environment that fosters job satisfaction, respect, responsibility, loyalty and personal growth. We are looking for positive, caring team members who want to make a difference in the lives of seniors.