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Care Aide

Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.

Job Title: Care Aide
Work Site: Evergreen Extended Care Unit
Status: Regular Full Time (1.00 FTE)
Start Date: JUN 15, 2017
Salary: $23.48 per hour
Hours: 0700 - 1900/1900 - 0700
Reference#: 094985-bmc

 

JOB SUMMARY:

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:

**Vancouver Coastal Health requires applicants to demonstrate English language proficiency as set by the CACHWR. You will be required to provide one of the documents below if you are selected for consideration:

 

 

KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES: 

 

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.

 

This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. The Internal competition closes June 14, 2017.  External applicants will be considered after internals.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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