Req ID: 166166
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Eastern Zone, Cape Breton Regional Hospital
Department: REN Dialysis CBR
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly PT (60% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: UNIFOR Healthcare Position
Posting Closing Date: 16-Oct-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.
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Reporting to the Renal Program Manager and working under the direction of a Registered Nurse or delegate, the Renal Assistant is responsible for assisting nursing staff with set up and dismantling of dialysis machines and equipment to facilitate efficient operation of the hemodialysis unit and acute dialysis in the Intensive Care Unit, ordering stock and special supplies to adequately stock the unit and assisting with patient care activities such as transfers, lifts and weighing patients.
We would love to hear from you if you have the following:
Grade XII or Equivalent
Previous experience in dialysis and clinical/acute care setting an asset
Experience in a computerized environment preferred
Technical aptitude and mechanical inclination
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
WHMIS practices for acute care setting
Knowledge of Infection Control procedures
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 position 60% FTE, 45 hrs bi-weekly
$21.32 - $23.25 Hourly
Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.
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 Healthcare 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.