Patient Care Aide

Job Description

Job Title: Patient Care Aide
Work Site: R.W. Large Memorial Hospital - Bella Bella, BC
Status: Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $25.33 per hour
Hours:

0730-1930 / 1930-0730, with casual shifts as required

Reference#: 127691-rme


Come work as a Patient Care Aide with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) in Bella Bella, BC. Apply today to join our team!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Patient Care Aide to join the team at R.W. Large Memorial Hospital as a Patient Care Aide.

 

As a Patient Care Aide with VCH you will:

  • Perform patient care duties for acute care, long term care and emergency department patients.
  • Perform duties including:
    • feeding,
    • personal hygiene and transporting patients
    • clerical duties (ex. assembling and maintaining patient charts and transcribing doctors’ orders.)
  • Clean, sterilize, assemble, wrap and/or label instruments, equipment and/or linens.
  • Stock medical/surgical and emergency ward supplies as required.

WHO WE ARE


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.

 

ABOUT BELLA BELLA, BC:

 

Bella Bella is a beautiful island community off the central coast of British Columbia, 690 km north of Vancouver. It is surrounded by a magical world of channels, inlets and old growth forest. It is home to salmon, orcas, humpbacks, bald eagles and the other denizens of the Pacific Northwest. The climate is mild and the area is a paradise for kayaking, sport fishing, hiking and photography.

The R.W. Large Memorial Hospital in Bella Bella has 7 acute beds, 7 residential beds and a 4-bed emergency department open 24/7, along with Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging services. It offers telehealth services as well as speciality clinics. R.W. Large Memorial Hospital also has an Intensive Case Management team for mental health and substance use. There is a medical clinic and a pharmacy located in the hospital. The healthcare team consists of Physicians, RNs, LPNs, PCAs, Laboratory and Radiology Technologists, Combined Lab/X-Ray Technologists, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Assistants, and Support Services Personnel.

 

R.W. Large Memorial Hospital is located on the traditional territories of the Heiltsuk Nation.

 

For more information regarding work on a reserve, please refer to this link:

https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/aboriginal-peoples/information-indians.html#hdng2

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Grade 10 (including English 10).
  • Successful graduation from a recognized Health Care Assistant Program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Registration with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry.

 

Knowledge & Abilities

  • 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
  • Current CPR (Level C)

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.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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