• Community Health Worker 2 - Bella Coola

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Community Health Worker 2
    Work Site: Bella Coola General Hospital - Bella Coola, BC
    Status: Casual
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $20.46 - $22.38 per hour
    Hours: Various Shifts 0800-1600, 0800-1430, 0830-1630, 0900-1500
    Reference#: 107892-tbo

     

    INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMMUNITY AND HOSPITAL:

     

    Bella Coola sits in a mountain valley at the head of the North Bentinck Channel, 500 km north of Vancouver, with a population of about 1800 people. The community is at the end of a long, truly magnificent fjord, on the mainland coast of British Columbia. Bella Coola General Hospital has 10 acute bed, 5 residential beds and a 3 bed emergency department open 24/7, along with a laboratory, diagnostic imaging services, Telehealth, Mental Health, Public Health, Home & Community Support Services.  Also within the hospital is a medical clinic and pharmacy.


    JOB SUMMARY:

    Within the context of a client and family centered care model and in accordance with established vision and value of the organization, the Community Health Worker 2 works under the direction of the Supervisor/Coordinator/Manager or delegate to provide home support services to clients.

     

    Assists clients with the activities of daily living within varied settings to promote maximum independence, observes and documents on client’s health condition and environment, reports significant and unsafe observations and provides support and guidance.

     

    Provides input and feedback in the care planning process, assists in meeting the nutritional and elimination needs of clients, and performs delegated tasks under the Transfer of Function guidelines for clients in specific situations for which training has been provided.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education & Experience

    • Grade 10 plus graduation from a recognized Home Support/Resident Care Aide program.
    • Valid Class 5 BC Drivers License.
    • Local travel requires the use of a personal vehicle.


    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Home management skills.
    • Physical ability to carry out duties of the position
    • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others
    • Ability to operate required equipment
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and 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.

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

    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca 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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