Health Care Aide
Victoria, BC
Posted
3 weeks ago
Start Date
April 26, 2024
Duration
Permanent
Compensation
25.00 - 30.00 Per Hour
Experience Level
1 Year Minimum
Profession
Support Worker
Employment Type
Full-time
Language: English
Location: 7013 East Saanich Road, BC, Saanichton, BC, V8M 1Y3
Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Vacancies: 10
Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
Work Setting: Nursing home/home for the aged


Responsibilities
Tasks:

·       Accompany patients on outdoor recreational activities
·       Assist with cleaning, sterilizing, setting up and assembling of medical equipment
·       Perform other duties related to patient care and comfort
·       Perform other duties related to personal care
·       Supply and empty bed pans
·       Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
·       Serve meal trays and feed patients
·       Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
·       Deliver messages, reports, requisitions and specimens between departments
·       Make beds and maintain patients' rooms
·       Supervise patients' exercise routines
·       Administer suppositories, colonic irrigations and enemas
·       Maintain inventory of supplies
·       Bathe, dress and groom patients
·       Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
·       Answer call signals to determine patients' needs
·       Collect specimens
·       Prepare patients for surgery by washing, shaving and sterilizing operative areas
·       Administer first aid in emergency situations

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses:

·       First Aid Certificate
·       Health Care Aide Certificate

Security and safety
·       Criminal record check
·       Immunization records
·       Adult Abuse Registry check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

·       Work under pressure
·       Attention to detail
·       Ability to distinguish between colours
·       Combination of sitting, standing, walking
·       Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal Suitability

·       Client focus
·       Dependability
·       Efficient interpersonal skills
·       Excellent oral communication
·       Flexibility
·       Organized
·       Team player
·       Patience

Health benefits

·       Dental plan
·       Health care plan
·       Vision care benefits

How to apply

Include this reference number in your application
HCA-BLUESKY-20240409

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include in your application:
  • References attesting experience
  • Job reference number
  • Cover letter
This job posting includes screening questions. Please answer the following questions when applying:
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
 
Victoria, BC
Location Victoria, BC
Known as the "Garden City", Victoria is the capital of British Columbia and its southern most city. It has a city population of roughly 86,000 with the greater metropolitan area being almost 370,000.

Victoria is home to the Royals (WHL) and Pacific FC (CPL) sports teams.

Motto: "Forever free"
Blue Sky Home Care inc.
Address 7013 E Saanich Rd, Saanichton, BC V8M 1Y3, Canada

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