20-04 Care Aide

POSITION:                                            Care Aide  

DEPARTMENT:                                     Hospice Services – Mays Place & Cottage Hospice  

AFFILIATION:                                       BCNU

POSTING NUMBER:                           20-04

SALARY:                                                $20.82 – $23.49

DURATION:                                           Ongoing

STATUS:                                                Casual, on call

START:                                                   ASAP  

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

Provides residents with personal care assistance, and performs housekeeping duties in hospice.

 

 

EDUCATION/PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Health Care Assistant (HCA) Certificate or an equivalent certification.
  • Registration with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry required.
  • Six (6) month’s palliative or acute care experience.
  • Industry recognized Food Handlers and Sanitation Course.
  • Current First Aid/CPR Certificates.
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention course preferred.

 

 

ABILITIES/SKILLS:

 

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal amount of supervision.
  • Ability to work in a stressful and changing work environment.
  • Ability to empathize and work non-judgmentally with people who may have experienced abuse, poverty, grief and loss, oppression, violence, mental health challenges, and/or substance use issues, and/or those who may be living with HIV/AIDS or other life-limiting or life-threatening conditions.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position such as capabilities which are compatible with walking, stopping, bending, and lifting heavy residents using effective and safe body mechanics.
  • Ability to manage self emotionally in the context of end-of-life care.

 

 

Date Posted: January 16, 2020
Deadline for submission: until filled

OPEN TO: INTERNAL APPLICANTS

Thank you for your interest in a career with The Bloom Group.
Should your application be selected for further consideration we will be in contact with you shortly.

 

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