Health Care Attendant - Medicine and Seniors Care, Re-activation Unit (Humber Church Site)

February 11 2019
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Other Health Professionals, Patient Care Support, Population Health, Health, Medical
Toronto, ON


St. Joseph's Health Centre, Unity Health Toronto is excited to announce the opening of a 30-bed Transitional Care and Reactivation Care Unit located at Humber Church site (200 Church St.; near Jane Street south of the 401). The Reactivation Care Unit will provide care for adult and geriatric patients who require therapy, reactivation and transition planning in order to transfer to the community and/or other supportive environments. We are now recruiting a dynamic interprofessional team to deliver care to, and with, the patients in this program!

For more details on the location, please follow this link:,-79.5441726,13z/data=!3m1!4b1

This unit will focus on reactivation and transition planning for patients who are waiting transfer to the community and/or other supportive environments.  Working as a part of a dedicated, interprofessional team, you will deliver patient centred care designed with best practice principles.  This team will work closely with patients, families, and caregivers to provide reactivation therapy with a goal of enhancing and optimizing patient's functions and engagement in daily routines. 

As an employee of Unity Health Toronto, Providence Healthcare, St. Joseph's Health Centre Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital you will be providing (RN, RPN, HCA) services to this new unit.  Effective January 1st, 2019, St. Joseph's Health Centre is now part of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).

Full Time and Part Time Opportunities Available!                              

Must be available for all 3 shifts – days, evenings, nights, and weekends

Must be available to work 12-hour rotations

Salary: $23.690 to $24.869 per hour

Position Profile:

The Health Care Attendant will provide high quality patient care within an Interprofessional Collaborative Practice philosophy. Being part of this team means being part of an exciting new initiative to help us support patients along their continuum of care and to shape how care is delivered.


  1. Current Personal Support Worker Certificate from a Community College or an Accredited PSW Education Program.
  2. Current BLS /CPR certificate required.
  3. Recent experience in a rehab, complex continuing care or long-term care facility preferred.
  4. Demonstrated understanding and commitment to patient and family-centred care.
  5. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written in the English Language.
  6. Ability to perform FULL range of duties in this position including specific types of patient care as governed by the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).
  7. Ability to provide portering and transportation services for patients and supplies.
  8. Demonstrated ability to organize patient care demands and to set priorities.
  9. Experience and demonstrated skills documenting and reviewing electronic patient records preferred.
  10. Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) training or equivalent is a strong asset.
  11. Knowledge and experience in falls and pressure ulcer prevention.
  12. Ability to work independently and as part of an interprofessional team.

If you are available, experienced, and interested in working on this team and with patients on our new unit, please apply by clicking the apply button below.

Please note while we value all applicants only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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