Client Care Worker: Inner City Health - Casual (Ottawa)
Carefor Health and Community Services 5 reviews - Ottawa, ON

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Location: Ottawa - Downtown

Job Summary:

The Client Care Worker (CCW) provides personal care, medication assistance and support to homeless clients in specialized units within four downtown shelters and one facility in the west end within the framework of Carefor policies, procedures, standards and quality & risk management. The CCW Collaborates with all members of the health care team to meeting the needs of individuals and attain an optimal level of independence and well being.

Carefor is committed to providing quality care to its clients twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week. In order to accomplish this, you will be expected to be available to work a minimum of 16 hours per week and every second (2nd) weekend, but you are permitted to work up to forty-four (44) hours per week. You will be asked to provide service during day, evening or overnight hours.

Primary Responsibilities include:

Provides personal care, which includes assistance with all aspects of activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, transferring, incontinent care, walking and eating
Provides bedside care where required
Recognizes the social and emotional needs of clients and deals with them effectively
Sets priorities for personal support and other activities to effectively utilize time, energy, supplies and equipment
Clean spills on the Unit floors and surfaces and basic cleaning of the bathroom after care
Washes, folds and puts away clients' laundry
Assists clients to keep their rooms clean and tidy and making beds
Monitors and maintains client safety
Performs delegated tasks under the supervision of the registered staff (RN, RPN); including medication assistance to clients and signs for medications given
Makes appointments for clients and accompanies them when necessary
Carries out client care plans and other directives within the role of unregulated care provider
Follows established policies and procedures
Treats clients with dignity and respect
Uses standard infection control measures correctly, including universal precautions
Encourages and promotes client independence
Uses interpersonal skills to build caring/helping relationships with clients
Acts as a team player, communicating effectively with all team members
Qualifications include:

Certificate in Personal Support Worker, Developmental Service Worker, Home Support Worker (Level I, II, III), or Health Care Aid
Current Standard First Aid Certificate
Current CPR level C Certificate
Household management experience
Crisis Intervention training an asset
Must be able to communicate well, both written and verbal
Ability to take direction well
Ability to work independently
Experience in Palliative Care an asset
Experience working with the homeless population an asset
Experience working with mentally ill clients and/or substance abusers an asset
Bilingual (French/English) an asset

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