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COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER

Apply Now Job ID 1246528 Date posted 05/15/2019
Job title :COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :CORPORATE OFFICE
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.64 FTE)
Position Summary

We are currently seeking to fill several temporary part time Community Health Worker positions on our home support team in Kelowna. Do you pride yourself on your positive attitude and strong work ethics? Are you dedicated to delivering patient-centered care? 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 Nurses and LPNs who support Community Clients’ independence and ability to stay at home. Community Health Workers provide home support services to clients, by assisting with personal care and daily living, while promoting maximum independence. Community Health Workers are key players in the home health care plan for each client.

We currently have MULTIPLE temporary part time opportunities available as well as additional casual hours:
-0.64 FTE working rotating evening shifts (shift times of 16:00 to 22:00) based in Kelowna
-0.60 FTE working rotating evening shifts (shift times of 16:00 to 22:00) based in Rutland
-0.54 FTE working rotating evening shifts (shift times of 16:00 to 22:00) based in Westbank
-0.63 FTE working rotating day/evening shifts (shift times of 07:00 to 13:30, 16:00 to 22:00) based in Kelowna
All of these positions will be available until the incumbent of the position returns.

Typical duties include:
• Activities of daily personal care, such as bathing, dressing, grooming and oral hygiene
• Household duties related to maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the home
• Meal preparation in accordance with designated plans
• Assistance with mobility and transfers
• Observing and reporting changes in client behaviour and condition
• Performing delegated tasks according with training and procedures

Many applicants start out with Interior Health in a temporary or 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.

If you are looking for an opportunity to do meaningful work supporting your clients while working with a great team, Kelowna Home Support is the place for you. Apply today!


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

*Along with a copy of your CV (or resume) please provide a copy of your certificate.*
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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