Nurse Aide, STNA Scholarship – Career Track needed at Blanchard Valley Health System Ottawa, Ontario, Canada- Apply Now

Apr 24
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This position was created for associates of Long-term Care completing the 75 hour nurse aide training course. After completion of course the nurse aide student will be responsible for scheduling and passing the STNA testing examination within 4 months. Outside of class hours students may support the licensed staff by giving direct care and performing aide functions such as care for the personal needs and comfort of residents under the supervision of a Nurse for the assisted living areas, and in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, Birchaven policy and procedure, Birchaven ethical statement and resident rights, subject to the associate handbook.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Duty 1: All nurse aide training course hours must be met. The facility will attempt to reschedule a missed class as instructor and classroom availability permits, but failure to complete course may result in termination or necessitate a transfer to another position that student is qualified for.
  • Duty 2: Upon successful completion of the nurse aide training course the associate must pass the STNA certification examination within four (4) months.
  • Duty 3: Badge must be worn during all clinical training to identify students in training.
  • Duty 4: Demonstrate knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to needs of the residents, and to facilitate the identification and reporting of changes in resident condition or behavior, within the scope of allowed duties.
  • Duty 5: Provide direct resident care and room preparation as directed by the nursing staff to address resident needs and safety.
  • Duty 6: Order and restock resident care supplies as needed to provide adequate stock to meet daily resident care needs,
  • Duty 7: Displays service excellence as evidenced by practicing the mission, vision, and values of the organization to promote resident satisfaction.
  • Duty 8: Complies with organizational policies, procedures, confidentiality and practices to ensure quality job performance and regulatory compliance.
  • Duty 9: Assist in other tasks as directed by Nurse, DON, or ADON.
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Required Qualifications

  • Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department.
  • Interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area’s policies and procedures
  • Active enrollment in the 75 hour Nurse Aide Course3
  • STNA Certification within 4 months of completing the Nurse Aide Course3


This position requires a full range of body motion with intermittent activities in walking, sitting, lifting, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting and standing. The associate will be required to lift 50 pounds or more. This position requires individuals to lift work above the Shoulder. The associate must have corrected vision and hearing in the normal range. Individual must have excellent verbal communication skills to perform daily tasks.

  • This position is classified “at risk” for possible occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc.)
  • BVHS

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