Patient Care Aide

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Patient Care Aide

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 17, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Cranbrook, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :PATIENT CARE AIDE
Community :CRANBROOK
Facility :EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.39 FTE)
Position Summary

Do you pride yourself on your positive attitude and adaptability? Are you dedicated to delivering patient-centered care? Then we want you to come join our team at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook! The East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) is in the East Kootenay health service area and responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area.

Located in Cranbrook, between Kimberley and Fernie, EKRH offers services including core physician specialties, 24 emergency and trauma services, Level 3 laboratory, acute and obstetrical care.

As the Patient Care Aide you will work as a key team member of an interdisciplinary team that provides patient care within the hospital. Working under the direction of RN’s and LPN’s, Patient Care Aides follow established care plans and routines to deliver the best patient care possible.

Some typical duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist patients with personal care and activities of daily living
  • Assist with patient mobility, transfers and related equipment
  • Perform nursing procedures such as taking temperature, pulse and respiration
  • Housekeeping activities relating to maintaining a safe and healthy environment
  • Observe and report changes in patient progress, symptoms and condition
  • Perform clerical duties and other related duties

This is a temporary opportunity (0.39 FTE) until March 31, 2022, or until return of incumbent. Shifts are rotating days with shift times of 08:30 to 12:30, with the potential option to pick up additional shifts outside of your regular scheduled hours. The successful applicant that remains in this line for over 6 months will also qualify for employer paid health benefits including MSP coverage, extended health and dental coverage.

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. Together, we create great workplaces.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Qualifications

  • Grade 10
  • Graduation from a recognized Nursing Assistant / Health Care Aide Program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Registration with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker registry (please include your active number)

*Along with a copy of your CV (or resume) please upload a copy of your health care certificate.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

  • We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
    Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
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