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Priority Assistance to Transition Home (PATH)
Transitional Care Worker – Bilingual (English & French)
Kapuskasing (Permanent – Part Time)
 
The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is currently seeking Transitional Care Workers.
The Transitional Care Workers will provide seniors and their caregivers with support to safely return and settle at home after a hospital stay.  The Transitional Care Workers will facilitate and support client independence by providing transitional services from hospital to home which reflects the unique needs of each client.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides support to client during hospital discharge process as required
Supports client during the transition from hospital to client’s home in accordance with established service plan
Completes basic errands as required, in accordance with established service plan.
Completes basic home management duties, in accordance with established service plan.
Completes risk analysis of home using standardized Risk Assessment tool
Facilitates client and caregiver engagement., i.e. providing applicable information on client related issues
Facilitates referrals to Community Support Services and discharge process as per program guidelines

Prepares nutritious meals as required
Safely and hygienically stores and handles food

Handles and stores hazardous products safely (WHMIS)
Maintains comfort and safety of client’s immediate environment
Identifies and reports any unsafe or hazardous equipment and situations to the Program Coordinator
Takes measures to ensure personal safety
Takes measures to protect the health and safety of clients
Observes and reports any concerns related to the client or their environment to the Program Coordinator

Validates individual’s communication
Seeks direction from Program Coordinator as appropriate
Reports activities and/or observations to Program Coordinator as appropriate
Perform other related duties as assigned and required; in consultation with the Program Coordinator

Provides companionship
Maintenance of confidentiality of clients
Job description, subject to change.

 
Qualifications
The minimum qualifications for this position include Standard First Aid and CPR-C.  Gerontology training an asset.  Interpersonal skills typically gained through daily living skills.
Demonstrates Fundamental Abilities
Participates as a member of the core/support team:

Follows care plan as identified by the appropriate funder agency
Does not exceed the boundary of the therapeutic/professional relationship
Acknowledges limitations: keeps within role and knowledge base

 
Demonstrates acceptable work habits

Adaptable
Dependable, punctual
Able to manage stress
Thorough
Accepts suggestions
Interacts well with others
Maintains professional appearance
Maintains confidentiality of information about clients, caregiver/family and the Canadian Red Cross Society

 
WORKING CONDITIONS
The work is performed in the residencies of the clients.  A good range of motion is required to assist clients with an arm-assist, or pushing a wheelchair.  Domestic travel within the Timmins District area is required.
 
HOW TO APPLY
Please note that there is no relocation package for this position.
This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record, reference check, valid provincial driver’s license, and First Aid certification (training provided.) The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.
While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.  We kindly ask not to send in duplicate copies of your resume. No phone calls please.

To apply for this position, please click here.

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