Unregulated Care Aide – Cobourg

Job title: Unregulated Care Aide – Cobourg
Posted on: November 7, 2022
Job Description:
Are you an individual that has a passion for making a difference?
At Cobourg Retirement Residence, we are passionate about ‘Making Every Moment Matter.” We are seeking a candidate that shares our values – a Provider who has a passion for making a difference, who has a strong moral compass and who has a commitment to teamwork.
At Cobourg Retirement Residence, we are passionate about providing compassionate care for families loved ones, where the residents of our home come before anything else. Our values follow a ‘People’ focused philosophy, Participation ~ Excellence ~ Openness ~ Performance ~ Longevity, ~ Efficient Use of Resources. This philosophy can be seen in every aspect and level of our home.
A day in the role of an Unregulated Care Provider at Cobourg Retirement Residence.
As a UCP at Cobourg Retirement Residence. In this position, you will be gifted with a rewarding experience every day in the form of being able to see the exact impact you place on our residents.
As a UCP, you will report directly to the Health and Wellness Manager. This position will be casual, so candidates must be available to work evenings and weekends, as well as a variety of shifts. Schedules will be provided.

This position is responsible for but not limited to:

  • Assisting with Provideral care such as toileting, bathing and dressing as needed,
  • Assisting with meals as needed,
  • Following the care plan, observing and reporting any substantial findings and/or changes in patient/resident/client’s behaviour to the appropriate registered member of the healthcare team,
  • Administering medication and adhering to all medication administration policies and procedures,
  • Working under the supervision of a Registered Healthcare Professional such as a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN),
  • Performing tasks delegated to them,
  • Computer or paper documentation of Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and other findings,
  • Reporting behavioural and clinical changes to a Registered Nurse, Registered Practical Nurse, Resource Nurse or Managers,
  • Laundry and housekeeping tasks as required.

Employment Type: Part-time
Field of Work: Medical/Health
Required skills:

At Cobourg Retirement Residence, we take pride in our employees, so your qualifications are important to us. We use them to get to know you and see if we are a good fit for each other. The qualifications needed to join our family at Cobourg Retirement Residence are as follows:
-PSW Certification preferred,
-Training for Medication certification through CareRx Pharmacy provided,
-PSW experience in Retirement or long-term care preferred,
-Mentally and physically able to perform duties as assigned,
-Ability to communicate effectively with other staff, residents and families,
-Demonstrates empathy, concern and interest in providing quality care and service to residents,
-Demonstrates organizational skills and ability to complete assignments in a timely fashion,
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team,
-Ability to provide resident care in accordance with applicable legislation, job routines, nursing care plans, ability to read and write English and understand verbal and written instructions in English,
-Must have a clear vulnerable sector screen, no older than 6 months, TB test results less than 6 months old, and be able to provide three supervisory references.
-Cobourg Retirement Residence recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, staff and others from COVID-19. Subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, it will be a condition of employment that all new hires have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada 14 days before the start date.

Company information

Company Name: Cobourg Retirement Residence
City: Cobourg
Email: meghan.gilligan@durhamcollege.ca
Additional information:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references. We look forward to speaking with you and Making Every Moment Matter™.
We are committed to inclusion, diversity, and equity in the workplace, and we welcome applications from all persons. Our organization takes the accessibility needs of employees and candidates with disabilities into account during the position summary review process. Employees and candidates are required to notify their Director/Manager/Supervisor or Hiring Manager if they have any accessibility needs and the organization will work with the employee to address them.

Prefered method of contact: Email