Health Care Assistant | Patient Care Aide

Position Summary

We are currently seeking a Health Care Assistant (Patient Care Aide) to join our team on the combined Medical/Surgical unit at Elk Valley Hospital in Fernie, BC.

The Elk Valley Hospital (EVH) is a busy and challenging rural hospital set in the picturesque Elk Valley. The Elk Valley Hospital serves as a hub for the South Country and for the Primary and Community Health Centre’s in the neighboring communities of Sparwood and Elkford, respectively, including 24 hour emergency services.

As the Health Care Assistants (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 full-time opportunity until October 2, 2023, working Monday through Friday with shift times of 07:00 to 15:00.

Are you looking for a chance to be part of a fast paced, vibrant medical/surgical unit and work alongside a team of LPNs and RNs? This might just be the opportunity you were looking for. Apply today to join the team!

Qualifications

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

*Along with a copy of your resume or CV, please upload a copy of your certificate.*

Comments

Effective April 1, 2023, the hourly rate for this position will be: $28.74

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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 internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01846054

Employee Type:

PROJECT POSITION FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

ELK VALLEY HOSPITAL

Location:

Fernie

Department:

EVH COMBINED MED/SURG

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Close Date:

JUNE 02, 2023

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