Transitional Care Worker
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Transitional Care Worker

Posted on 15-Jul-2020 by Canadian Red Cross
Location Nipissing, North Bay

Job Description:
Do you want to make a difference? Join the world’s largest humanitarian network. The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is currently seeking a Transitional Care Worker (Bilingual - English & French).

The Transitional Care Workers will provide seniors and their caregivers with support to safely return and settle at home after a hospital stay through the Priority Assistance to Transition Home (PATH) program.  The Transitional Care Workers will facilitate and support client independence by providing transitional services from hospital to home which reflects the unique needs of each client. 


  • Provides support to client during hospital discharge process as required
    Supports client during the transition from hospital to client’s home in accordance with established service plan
    Completes basic errands as required, in accordance with established service plan.
    Completes basic home management duties, in accordance with established service plan. 
    Completes risk analysis of home using standardized Risk Assessment tool
    Facilitates client and caregiver engagement., i.e. providing applicable information on client related issues
    Facilitates referrals to Community Support Services and discharge process as per program guidelines
    Prepares nutritious meals as required
    Safely and hygienically stores and handles food
    Handles and stores hazardous products safely (WHMIS)
    Maintains comfort and safety of client’s immediate environment
    Identifies and reports any unsafe or hazardous equipment and situations to the Program Coordinator
    Takes measures to ensure personal safety
    Takes measures to protect the health and safety of clients
    Observes and reports any concerns related to the client or their environment to the Program Coordinator
    Validates individual’s communication
    Seeks direction from Program Coordinator as appropriate
    Reports activities and/or observations to Program Coordinator as appropriate
    Perform other related duties as assigned and required; in consultation with the Program Coordinator
    Provides companionship
    Maintenance of confidentiality of clients
    Job description, subject to change.


    The minimum qualifications for this position include Standard First Aid and CPR-C.  Gerontology training an asset.  Interpersonal skills typically gained through daily living skills. Bilingualism (English & French) is required.

Demonstrates Fundamental Abilities:

  • Participates as a member of the core/support team:
    Follows care plan as identified by the appropriate funder agency
    Does not exceed the boundary of the therapeutic/professional relationship
    Acknowledges limitations: keeps within role and knowledge base

    Demonstrates Acceptable Work Habits:

    Dependable, punctual
    Able to manage stress
    Accepts suggestions
    Interacts well with others
    Maintains professional appearance
    Maintains confidentiality of information about clients, caregiver/family and the Canadian Red Cross Society
    Proven budgeting and project management skills including attention to detail and working with tight deadlines.
    Previous Red Cross experience an advantage.
    Proven analytical and problem solving skills.
    Self starter and able to work in an environment with ambiguity.
    Red Cross Health ERU training (to be provided if not already done).
    Proven ability to be a supportive and productive team member.

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