Health Care Aide

The Good Samaritan Society - Vernon, BC (30+ days ago)

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Heron Grove, Vernon, BC

Recruitment Incentives may be Available to New Hires
Relocation Assistance, Signing Bonuses, Tuition Reimbursement, Accommodations
(For new hires only)

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CLOSING DATE This Posting Welcomes Internal and External Applicants. Please note that it will close to Internal Applicants on July 15, 2020 at 1500 hours.
HOURS OF WORK 1500-2300
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Temporary Part Time, 0.68 FTE
September 21, 2020 or Return of Incumbent
LOCATION Heron Grove Cottage 2 but not exclusive to
4900 20 Street, Vernon, BC
WAGES $21.29 - $23.11 Single site wage leveling pending

The Health Care Aide collaborates with an interdisciplinary team to ensure resident/client care is delivered in a way that acknowledges resident choice, dignity, privacy, independence, spirituality and individuality inclusive of a home-like environment:

  • Recognizes resident/clients as unique individuals with unique cultural, spiritual and psychosocial needs
  • Advocate for our resident/clients and observe and collaborate with the team to report any changes in the residents/clients condition as well as any residents/clients needs or concerns
  • Engage in activities of daily living and respond to residents/clients needs for assistance with bathing, dressing, meal service, grooming, and portering, while respecting the residents/clients choice
  • Provides quality service according to the care plan and the GSS/GSC Standards of Care including development and updating of care guides/plans
  • Promotes team work by helping others as a peer coach through the sharing of knowledge and experience to enhance residents/clients care

The ideal candidate will bring to this opportunity:
  • Recognized Health Care Aide Certificate or equivalent
  • Grade 12 or GED
  • First Aide
  • Alberta: Registration with the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory
  • Alberta: Food Safe Basic or equivalent
  • BC: Registration with the BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry
  • BC: Food Safe 1 (post July 29, 2013) or equivalent
  • Able to communicate information in English both verbally and in writing
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to deal courteously and positively with residents/clients, resident’s family, visitors and team members
  • Demonstrates flexibility by changing routine to accommodate residents/clients needs
You must be registered with the British Columbia Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry in order to work as a Health Care Aide in British Columbia.


All new employees are required to submit:
  • a current and clear Criminal Record Check Form and Clearance Letter prior to the hire date;
  • a tuberculosis screening that has been completed no more than 12 months prior to the hire date.
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