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Posting # 49712 - [ UNIFOR ]
Personal Care Assistant, Rehabilitation - 2 positions
Parkwood Institute Main - London, ON
Temporary Part Time


We are hiring nursing students for Summer 2023!

The Personal Care Assistant (PCA) will assist the interdisciplinary team to provide care with the activities of daily living to patients and residents. This is a great opportunity for nursing students to gain experience in a hospital setting under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse.

The Rehabilitation Program includes the Stroke/Neurological Rehabilitation Program and the Acquired Brain Injury & Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program.

This is a temporary opportunity anticipated to extend May 1, 2023 to September 30, 2023, subject to the availability of work. It is understood that the hours of work reflect the current scheduling arrangements and are subject to change as determined by the Employer.

Essential Qualifications

  • Has completed at least one year of education in either a Baccalaureate or Practical Nursing Program and has completed clinical placements within a hospital or long term care setting, as part of the nursing program and is returning to complete their baccalaureate or practical nursing education.
  • Ability to provide full assistance with the activities of daily living under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Ability to apply effective body mechanics and lift and transfer skills to meet heavy physical demands
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and the ability to work as part of a team
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
Teaching and Research
  • St Joseph’s Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St Josephs you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid management in the workplace.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: March 16, 2023
Submission deadline: March 22, 2023

Christine Davison, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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