Health Care Aide (HCA) Heron Grove
|Employment Status:||Part time|
|# of openings:||1|
Choose a Career Where People Matter
At The Good Samaritan Society and Good Samaritan Canada, our employees are our number one asset. We support work life balance and personal well being, and we believe that this contributes to healthy, successful, and engaged employees.
We are looking for a Permanent Part Time, 0.68 FTE Health Care Aide to work at Heron Grove Cottage
Under the direction of a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse, you will collaborate with your team to ensure resident care is delivered in a way that acknowledges resident choice, dignity, privacy, independence, spirituality and individuality inclusive of a home-like environment. You will provide quality service according to the care plan and the GSS Standards of Care including participating in the development and updating of care guides/plans. You will assist residents with personal care, activities of daily living, meal service, portering, recreational activities and leisure activities where applicable. You will advocate for residents by reporting any changes in resident condition as well as any resident needs or concerns to the RN/LPN in a timely manner.
You have a recognized Health Care Aide certificate (or equivalent) Experience working with the elderly and disabled preferred. Palliative Care experience an asset. You have strong interpersonal skills and are able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English. GED or grade 10 English equivalency. Food safe level 1 is required (post July 29, 2013) or equivalent for BC employees and Food Safety Certificate or equivalent for Alberta employees. You have excellent customer service skills. Computer skills required.
You must be registered with the British Columbia Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry in order to work as a Health Care Aide in British Columbia.
Tuition Reimbursement: A standing variance tuition reimbursement of up to a maximum of $2500 can be offered to candidates for reimbursement of tuition costs incurred in the previous twelve (12) months from the date of hire, for attending a recognized training program directly related to the classification in which the candidate is hired for. Tuition reimbursement is subject to the candidate signing and agreeing to a two (2) year Return Service Agreement (RSA). This incentive is open to HCAs, LPNs, ACCs and RNs for all care homes/programs in British Columbia and Alberta.
Relocation Assistance: A standing variance for relocation assistance of up to a maximum of $2500 can be offered to candidates relocating for employment with Good Samaritan. Eligible moving and relocation expenses shall be limited to those acceptable by the CRA for income tax purposes. Relocation assistance is subject to signing and agreeing to a two (2) year RSA. This incentive is open to HCAs, LPNs, ACCs and RNs for all care homes/programs in British Columbia and Alberta.
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