Registered Care Aides

Date posted: 1/19/2018
Closing date: 2/16/2018
Number of positions: 15
Location: Nelson BC
Length: full-time

Description / duties:
KEY DUTIES
 Completes tasks outlined in care plan, residents’ days or, in Assisted Living environment, personal service plans,
 Completes tasks as per shift specific routines/checklists, including tasks which may be delegated by a nurse,
 Reports and documents according to company and contract partner procedures,
 May participate in care conferences,
 May participate in Health & Safety or related committees,
 Supports infection control practices,
 Works collaboratively with recreation staff in supporting resident and home leisure or recreation activities,
 Supports dining experience which includes porting, serving and clearing of meals,
 Assists residents or clients in maintaining a tidy and hygienic environment while encouraging utilization of residual skills where feasible,
 Assists with new resident admissions including documenting on the resident day, labeling clothing and orientation to routines,
 Operate equipment as per operating instructions,
 May include support of clients residing in the community, including transporting of such client,
 May include bathing of own residents or, serving as primary spa staff and,
 Answers phone and relays messages in polite, effective manner but defers clinical issues to nurse or manager.
 Contributes to RAI processes

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

 Clear Criminal Record Check,
 Current licensing or registration associated with this discipline, BC Care Aide &
Community Health Worker Registry
 WHMIS, Food Safe and other conditions of hire as reflected in the hiring process,
 Fitness required to complete the duties associated with this job description,
 Vaccinations, TB test and/or x-ray as required by licensing,
 RAI certification

EDUCATION
 Completion of a Health Care Aide course or equivalent. At AdvoCare, equivalent is considered to reflect those applicants who are non-practicing RNs or LPNs who provide evidence of previous certification and is registered, display competencies as required to complete duties outlined in this job description or, is a student nurse whose instructor confirms has work readiness skills for this discipline.
 All above registered with the BC Care Aide Registry

Qualifications:
AdvoCare Health Services is currently hiring Registered Care Aides for a number of permanent and temporary, Full Time and Part Time rotations (days, evenings, and nights), at our complex care / Assisted Living seniors facility in Nelson BC. If Temporary Foreign Worker, must hold valid SIN and be eligible to work in Canada (with valid work and/or study permit). We offer competitive wages ($18.11 to start, with regular wage increments based on hours worked), and healthcare benefits (dental, vision, medical). Until Feb 28/18 we are offering 2 bonuses: a Relocation Bonus of $1,000.00 for those moving from another geographical area; and an Education Bonus of $500.00/month to a max. of 6 months (up to $3,000.00 in total). Conditions apply for all bonuses. All applicants must have their Care Aide certificate/diploma and be registered with the BC Care Aide Registry with a valid Registry number. Also must have WHMIS and FoodSafe certificates, Dr's fit-to-work note, recent TB test, and a clear CRC (through Solicitor General). Come join our team of healthcare professionals today!

Contact information

AdvoCare Health Services
1450 St. Paul Street Kelowna BC
250-861-3446
karen.petlikau@advocarehealth.com

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