Care Aide
Vancouver Coastal Health
 Powell River, CA
42d ago

JOB SUMMARY :

Within the context of a resident / client and family centered care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Care Aide works under the functional direction of a Registered Nurse or other designate and in cooperation with interdisciplinary team members to assist in the delivery of client care.

Following established care plans provides personal care; bathes, grooms, dresses, assists with meals and oral hygiene and performs nursing care duties as applicable.

Responds to call bells / alarms. Observes and monitors clients’ progress, symptoms and behavioural changes and reports / records significant observations.

Utilizes mechanical aides such as specialty beds, wheelchairs and stretchers to transport clients and provides assistance with lifting and / or transferring of clients following established lifting / safety techniques.

Maintains a clean and safe environment for clients and staff. Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS : Education & Experience

Education & Experience

Grade 10 (including English 10). Graduation from a recognized Resident Care Attendant program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and proficiently both verbally and in writing

Ability to deal with others effectively and respectfully.

Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Ability to organize work.

Ability to operate related equipment (such as Patient Care Information Systems)

CLOSING DATE : JUN 13, 2018

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Nursing & LPN postings close at 0800 AM on the Closing Date. All other postings will close at Midnight. Please submit your internal application form and resume to Recruitment prior to the close date and time.

Nursing & LPN successful applicants will be notified by email.

We regret that only short listed candidates will be acknowledged.

LAFAC WS36 JFPCS City Powell River

This is an internal job posting for Vancouver Coastal Health employees only.

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