Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Radiology Support Aide (Health Care Assistant / Care Aide)

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Radiology Support Aide
    Work Site: Medical Imaging - Chilliwack General Hospital
    Status: Casual
    Start Date: OCT 07, 2019
    Salary: $24.83 - $24.83 per hour
    Hours: Various
    Reference#: 121559-jim


    JOB SUMMARY:

    Works within the context of a client and family centred care model and the vision and values of Medical Imaging across the Lower Mainland (LMMI). Position works under general supervision and acts as a member of an integrated acute care team to assist in the delivery of client care. Performs duties such as transporting clients to and from required areas using stretchers and wheelchairs, assisting technical and nursing staff with the lifting and transferring of clients and providing support to clients with dressing and/or bathroom care needs. Assists technical staff with procedures such as biopsies, to sort, number and label specimens with appropriate medical terminology, maintains supplies for various carts, cupboards, trays, rooms and storage areas and cleans equipment and supply areas as required within a high volume acute care medical imaging environment. Uses accepted aseptic techniques to pour sterile solutions, open sterile packages, and set up sterile trays as requested by technical and nursing staff. Maintains a clean and safe environment for clients and staff.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education & Experience

    • Successful graduation from a recognized Health Care Assistant Program and one year’s recent, related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • Eligible for registration with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry.

    Knowledge & Abilities

    • Ability to communicate 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.

    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.

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

    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings 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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