Northern Health
Fort St. James, Canada
1d ago

Position Summary

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Patient Care Aide works under the functional direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse 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 provides assistance in the delivery of nursing care;
  • vital signs, documents on patient’s chart and responds to call bells / alarms. Observes and monitors clients’ progress, symptoms and behavioural changes and reports significant observations.

    Utilizes established lifting / safety techniques and uses appropriate equipment to assist patients with positioning, activation and transportation.

    Understands the importance of and maintains a clean and safe environment for clients and staff. Performs other related duties as assigned. Qualifications

  • Grade 10, plus graduation from a recognized Nursing Assistant Program (Resident Care Attendant Program) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
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