Community Health Worker 2 (Health Care Assistant / Care Aide)

  • Company:
    Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 hours ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Job Title: Community Health Worker II (Health Care Assistant / Care Aide)Work Site: Home Support – Powell River, BCStatus: Regular Part Time (0.75 FTE)Start Date: As soon as possibleSalary: $22.38 – $24.47 per hourHours: 0700-1330/1530-2200Days off: RotatingReference#: 140405-pniCome work as a Community Health Worker with Vancouver Coastal Health in Powell River, BC!Community Health Workers are a core part of our communities as caregivers and make a significant impact on the quality of life of their clients and patients.As a Community Health Worker at Vancouver Coastal Health you will make your impact by:Providing home support services to clients while working under the direction of the Supervisor/Coordinator/Manager or delegate.Assisting clients with the activities of daily living within varied settings to promote maximum independence.Observing and documenting on your clients’ health conditions and environment, reporting significant and unsafe observations and providing support and guidance.Providing input and feedback in the care planning process.Assisting in meeting the nutritional and elimination needs of clients.Performing additional delegated tasks under the Transfer of Function guidelines for clients in specific situations for which training has been provided.New grads of the Health Care Assistant program are welcome to apply!Community Health Workers at Vancouver Coastal Health operate within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization.ABOUT POWELL RIVER, BC: On the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, where endless green mountains meet sheltered Pacific Ocean waters, Powell River provides a stimulating blend of outdoor adventure and cultural amenities. Originally founded as a resource extraction centre – once home to the world”s largest pulp and paper mill – Powell River now offers adventurers countless opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, golfing, boating, hiking, biking, fishing, and scuba diving. This area is host to world-class art galleries, tremendous dining opportunities, and memorable events and festivals.On the doorstep of both Vancouver and Vancouver Island, the Powell River region offers an array of experiences for travelers of all kinds, no matter the season. Experience the legendary Sunshine Coast Trail and Powell Forest Canoe Route, rock-climb the Eldred Valley, snowshoe in the Knuckleheads; this is the adventure destination you”ve long been waiting for.QUALIFICATIONS:Education & ExperienceGrade 10, graduation from a recognized Home Support/Resident Care Aide program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.Valid BC Drivers License. Local travel requires the use of a personal vehicle.Knowledge & AbilitiesHome management skills.Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.Ability to operate related equipment.Ability to communicate effectively both verbally in writing.Ability to organize and prioritize.Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.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.Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff – both current and prospective – have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the 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.***Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.