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DTOC Long Term Care

Health Care Aide

Job Details

Hiring OrganizationDTOC Long Term Care
Post NameHealth Care Aide
Qualification Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary CAD 22 Per Hour
LocationToronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 2S1





  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience


  • 1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Nursing home/home for the aged


  • Supply and empty bedpans
  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Deliver messages, reports, requisitions and specimens between departments
  • Make beds and maintain patients’ rooms
  • Supervise patients’ exercise routines
  • Maintain inventory of supplies
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • Transport patients in wheelchairs or stretchers
  • Answer call signals
  • Collect specimens
  • Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • Health Care Aide Certificate

Security and safety

  • Immunization records
  • Vulnerable sector check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Walking

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Health benefits

  • Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • As per the collective agreement

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan
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