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*Health Care Assistant | Fernie & Sparwood

Position Summary

We are seeking Patient Care Aides and Community Health Workers to join our teams in beautiful Fernie and Sparwood!

Are you dedicated to delivering patient-centered care? Are you looking for a flexible work schedule? If the answer is 'yes' then we want to hear from you!

As a Community Health Worker , you will work as part of a dynamic team of healthcare professionals who support Community Clients’ independence and ability to stay at home. Community Health Workers provide home support services to clients by assisting with activities of daily living and supporting and encouraging maximum independence. Wages for Community Health Workers are: $26.30-$28.74/hour.

As the Health Care Assistant (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. Wages for Health Care Assistants (Patient Care Aides) are: $28.74

Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary to a maximum of 37.5 hours per week. Many applicants start out with Interior Health in a casual capacity but are quickly successful on a permanent position, entitling them to employer paid benefits and banked time off for sick and vacation. This is a great way to start your career with Interior Health.

* Effective April 1, 2024, the hourly wage will be $27.92 to $29.60 per hour.

If you’re interested in working for IH in any of these locations, in either (or both!) of these roles, apply today and we will be in touch to discuss the opportunities that fit best for you!

Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, the Elk Valley boasts four-season activities and small-town charm.

Learn more about Fernie here

Learn more about Sparwood here

Find more information about applying and working as a Health Care Assistant at Interior Health here!

Qualifications

• Grade 12
• Graduation from a recognized Resident Care Aide/Home Support Worker Program, or an equivalent combination of education, training and relevant experience
• BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker registry (please include your number)
• Current valid BC Drivers’ License and use of a reliable vehicle (for CHW only)

*Along with a copy of your CV (or resume) please provide a copy of your certificate.*

Comments

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 Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process and/or career exploration, send your question(s) via email to IndigenousEmployment@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 #:

01864480

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

UFCW

Facility:

FERNIE HEALTH CENTRE

Location:

Fernie

Department:

IH CENTRALIZED RECRUITM

Reports To:

HOME SUPPORT SUPERVISOR/MANAGER

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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