17 Jun 2022

Richmond Housing Corporation is hiring 20 Continuing Care Assistants

  • Richmond Housing Corporation is hiring 20 Continuing Care Assistants – Posted by Employer
  • Saint Peter's, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Job ID : 58530
  • Category : Caregiver
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $17.69 Hourly
  • Anticipated Start Date : As soon as possible
  • Posting Date : 17 Jun 2022
  • Expiry Date : 17 Jun 2023



Continuing Care Assistants assist nurses, hospital staff and physicians in the basic care of patients.

Specific Skills

Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse, Weigh, lift, turn and position patients, Supervise patients' exercise routines, Administer suppositories, colonic irrigations and enemas, Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher, Prepare patients for surgery by washing, shaving and sterilizing operative areas, Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort. 

Additional Skills

Supply and empty bed pans, serve meal trays and feed patients, Deliver messages, reports, requisitions and specimens between departments, Make beds and maintain patients' rooms, Maintain inventory of supplies, Transport patients between care facilities, Assist with the set-up and maintenance of traction equipment, cleaning or sterilizing equipment, maintaining and repairing equipment, and assembling, setting-up and operating job-related equipment




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate


1 year to less than 2 years

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Repetitive tasks, Physically demanding, Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

Various locations

Personal Suitability

Flexibility, Excellent oral communication, Effective interpersonal skills

Job Requirements:

Continuing Care Assistant Certification (CCA), Home Support Worker (HSW), Personal Support Worker (PSW), Home Health Provider (HHP) or Home Health Aid (HHA) certification from NS

Nurses; retired, non-active license, who are in good standing with their college or Internationally educated nurses

Students in health care programs such as nursing, CCA, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, respiratory therapy etc. will also be considered

Completion of a Standard First Aid and CPR C upon arrival in Canada

For international candidates, after work permit approval and arrival in Canada, the applicant must obtain a valid Nova Scotia driver’s license and have access to a reliable vehicle

Employment conditions:

Day – 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Evening – 2:00PM – 10:00 PM

Night – 7:00PM – 7:00 AM

How to Apply

By email:



Job Categories: Caregiver. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 193 days.

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