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Health Care Assistant, Long Term Care - Chenchenstway

Burnaby, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Salary range

The salary range for this position is CAD $29.83 - $29.83 / hour
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Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations,and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities.

 

Our team of nearly 45,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care. Learn more.

 

We are currently looking to fill a Relief Part Time opportunity for a Health Care Assistant, Long Term Care at Chenchenstway located in Burnaby, BC. This position is available until March 2025 or until Return of Incumbent.

 

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Joining the Fraser Health team offers you opportunities to work in a rapidly growing organization with health professionals who are excellent in their respective fields, career growth and advancement, a competitive compensation package (including four weeks of vacation to start, comprehensive health benefits, and pension plan), and the rewarding opportunity to make a difference every single day in health care.

 

Effective October 26, 2021 all staff for all positions across health care in British Columbia are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions.

 

Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring and Trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner.

 

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Detailed Overview

In accordance with the Mission and Values of Fraser Health, the Health Care Assistant, Residential Care works collaboratively and in partnership with the interdisciplinary team in the provision of person-centered care to diverse populations promoting resident/client choices, individualized routines, resident/client and family involvement in care decisions and continuity and consistency of care.

Following an established, individualized care plan, the Health Care Assistant provides person-centered care by assisting residents/clients in activities of daily living. Encourages and assists as necessary with toileting, bathing, skin care, grooming, dressing and personal laundry. Participates, as a member of and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, in the organization and implementation of established leisure activities as outlined in the care plan; encourages resident/client participation, within the resident's/client's abilities and informs residents/clients, families and volunteers of daily plans. Makes tea, coffee, toast, sandwiches and assists residents/clients who require help with their dining experience.


Responsibilities

  1. Following an established, individualized care plan, provides person-centered care by assisting residents/clients in activities of daily living. Encourages and assists as necessary with toileting, bathing, skin care, grooming, dressing, personal laundry and mobilizing residents/clients.
  2. Participates, as a member of and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, in the organization and implementation of established leisure activities as outlined in the care plan; encourages resident/client participation, within the resident's/client's abilities and informs residents/clients, families and volunteers of daily plans.
  3. Demonstrates actions and movements to residents/clients and encourages the involvement of family members and volunteers in specific, appropriate 1:1 activities with individual residents/clients as per the care plan.
  4. Observes any changes in resident's/client's behaviour and abilities, cognitive skills and program participation and documents and reports the observed changes to the interdisciplinary team members as appropriate.
  5. Performs procedures such as taking temperature and weight as directed. Obtains laboratory specimens.
  6. Utilizes mechanical aids such as lifts, wheelchairs and stretchers in order to transfer and position residents/clients in comfortable and therapeutic body positions.
  7. Performs limited food preparation such as heating prepared food according to Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP); including such activities as making tea, coffee, toast, and assists residents/clients who require help with their dining experience.
  8. Welcomes new residents/clients and their families by orientating them to the physical environment, routines, staff, volunteers and other residents/clients.
  9. Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, inservices, team and family conferences and other meetings/committees as assigned.
  10. Provides input on the effectiveness of programs and routines and makes suggestions for changes and new programs to the interdisciplinary team.
  11. Cleans and maintains equipment as needed. Reports unsafe, malfunctioning equipment, hazardous conditions, general maintenance needs and supply needs to appropriate staff.
  12. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Grade 10, graduation from a recognized Health Care Assistant Program or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Food Safety Certificate Level 1.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to teach.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Requirements

Level of education

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Work experience (years)

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Written languages

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Spoken languages

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