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Community Health Worker

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 5, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $21.48 - $23.49 - Per Hour
Location Creston, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Community Health Worker

Competition #: 01298581
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: UFCW
Facility: CRESTON HEALTH CENTRE
Department: CRE HOME SUPPORT WORKERS
Reports To: HOME SUPPORT SUPERVISOR/MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $21.48 – $23.49
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
Creston Valley Hospital in Creston, BC is seeking casual Community Health Workers to join their team! The ideal candidate has completed a health care assistant program, current registration with the BC Care Aide Registry, and a passion for providing resident-centered care.

As a Community Health Worker, you will work as part of a dynamic team of Nurses and LPNs who support Community Clients’ independence and ability to stay at home. Community Health Workers provide home support services to clients, by assisting with personal care and daily living, while promoting maximum independence. Community Health Workers are key players in the home health care plan for each client.

Typical duties include:
• Activities of daily personal care, such as bathing, dressing, grooming and oral hygiene
• Household duties related to maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the home
• Meal preparation in accordance with designated plans
• Assistance with mobility and transfers
• Observing and reporting changes in client behaviour and condition
• Performing delegated tasks according with training and procedures

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary to a maximum of 40 hours per week. Hours of services range from 07:00 – 22:00 split into day and evening shifts, including weekdays and weekends.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum.

If you are looking for the opportunity to work guaranteed paid hours with a fun and supportive team, apply today!

The quiet community of Creston is located south of Kootenay Lake in the heart of the Rockies Region in Southeast BC and is nestled between the Purcell and Selkirk Mountains. Creston boasts many local Artisans with skills such as blacksmithing, pottery, quilting, broom-making and painting and display their creations at annual events such as the Arts and Culture Festival and Art Walk. If you are seeking to relocate, Creston has a complete range of services and facilities, which provide for a comfortable and satisfying lifestyle. Known as “The Valley of the Swans,” the Creston Valley is a breathtaking combination of snow-capped mountain peaks, fields of grain, deep clear lakes and wide-open spaces. Although primarily an agricultural centre with a focus on fruit production, the community’s economy is also dependent upon forestry, manufacturing, mining and tourism.

Qualifications
• Grade 12
• Graduation from a recognized Resident Care Aide/Home Support Worker Program, or an equivalent combination of education, training and relevant experience
• BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker registry (please include your number)
• Current valid BC Drivers’ License and use of a reliable vehicle

*Along with your CV or resume please upload a copy of your Health Care Aide certificate.*

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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