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Certified Resident Program Aide- Peterborough

Extendicare

 
Requisition # 2395000
Job Location Canada-Ontario-Peterborough
Job Stream Medical/Healthcare~
Job Type Permanent, Part-Time
Number of Positions 1
Start Date of Employment ASAP
Posting Date 24-Feb-2023
Travel Required Not Required
Educational Requirements College Diploma
Languages Required English
Job Description

CERTIFIED RESIDENT PROGRAM AIDE  

 

At Extendicare, we believe that working as a team and celebrating achievements creates an environment that allows us to reach our potential. As a valued member of our recreation team, you will assume ultimate responsibility for providing high-quality care while maintaining a safe and healthy environment for residents and staff. Extendicare offers rewarding and meaningful work  where you can enrich your life and the lives of others.  

 

 

This position is for our Peterborough Home, located in Peterborough, Ontario.

 

 

Available opportunities include: Part-Time; Evening shift

 

 

 

What you’ll be doing: 

 

  • Plan, implement and evaluate both individual and group activation programs based on assessed needs and as assigned by the Supervisor.  
  • Set up and clean activity areas as necessary and transport residents to and from programs. Monitor the behavior and condition of residents during programs and report any significant changes to the Supervisor and nursing staff as appropriate.  
  • Participate in the development and revision of programs under the guidance of the Supervisor.  
  • Maintain program and resident records according to department policy. Communicate participation by residents to registered staff. 
  • Work cooperatively with other departments to meet resident needs.  

 

What you bring: 

 

  • Proof of successful completion of an approved Recreation and Leisure Services /Gerontology Diploma or Degree program required.  
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, as well as excellent documentation skills.  
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in one-one/group program planning, implementation and evaluation for both well and the cognitively impaired. 
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in care planning and resident assessments.  
  • Ability to work independently and ability to manage time effectively.  
  • Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate new ideas, resident programs and volunteer initiatives.  
  • Knowledge and/or experience in working with the geriatric population especially those with cognitive  
     

What you’ll get 

 

  • Continuous mentorship, support for life-long learning and growth opportunities 
  • Opportunities for advancement and career growth within the organization 
  • A rewarding and meaningful work experience where you can enrich your life and the lives of others through your work. 
  • Employee Family Assistance Program. Robust benefits package. 

 

Extendicare is a leading provider of care and services for seniors throughout Canada. Through our network of over 115 operated senior care and living centres, as well as our home health care operations, we are committed to delivering care throughout the health care continuum to meet the needs of a growing seniors’ population in Canada. Our qualified and highly trained workforce of 23,700 individuals are united by a dedication to quality care and by our vision of being the best provider of senior care and services in Canada. 

 

 

Interested applicants should forward their resume to the attention of:

 

Danielle Thomas, Resident Program Manager, Extendicare Peterborough 

Email: danielle.thomas@extendicare.com 

 

 

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Extendicare’s Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Extendicare’s hiring process.

 

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Extendicare recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, patients, team members and visitors from COVID-19. As such, subject to medical exemptions, a condition of employment with Extendicare is requiring that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

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