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Total Care Worker

Total Care Worker

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Job Title: Total Care Worker
Work Site: VGH 12th & Oak
Status: Casual 
Start Date: JAN 15, 2018
Salary: $23.48 per hour
Hours: 0700-1500 1400-2200
Reference#: 101009-kco


Within the context of a client/family centred care model and under general supervision of an interdisciplinary care team, this position assists Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists and in carrying out individual or group leisure activities and established nursing/personal care programs. Duties include selecting and carrying out activities, assisting the client with practising daily living skills, accompanying clients on group outings, observing and reporting client progress, participating in unit discussions and inservices, and performing nursing procedures such as administering suppositories and enemas and taking and recording temperature, pulse and respiration. Assists clients with personal care such as bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting and feeding.



  • Grade 12, graduation from a recognized Resident Care Attendant Program
  • 2 years’ recent recreational/rehabilitative experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 


  • 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.
  • Ability to teach.

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 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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