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CARE AIDE, MED/SURG (CASUAL)
Location:Masset
Facility:N. HAIDA GWAII HOSPITAL
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Competition #:05443292
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:N. HAIDA GWAII HOSPITAL
Department:MAH COMBINED MED/SURG
Reports To:HEAD NURSE
Hourly Wage:$24.83
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:$25.33 AS OF APRIL 1/20. Must have a BC Care Aide Registry #

Position Summary

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Patient Care Aide works under the functional direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse and in cooperation with interdisciplinary team members to assist in the delivery of client care. Following established care plans provides personal care; bathes, grooms, dresses, assists with meals and oral hygiene and provides assistance in the delivery of nursing care; vital signs, documents on patient’s chart and responds to call bells/alarms. Observes and monitors clients’ progress, symptoms and behavioural changes and reports significant observations. Utilizes established lifting /safety techniques and uses appropriate equipment to assist patients with positioning, activation and transportation. Understands the importance of and maintains a clean and safe environment for clients and staff. Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications

- Grade 10, plus graduation from a recognized Nursing Assistant Program (Resident Care Attendant Program) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:

- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to deal with others effectively.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
- Ability to organize work.
- Ability to operate related equipment.


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