Job role: Health Care Aide, Surgery.
Job sector: Healthcare.
Job Type: Part-time.
About the Job.
The Health Care Aide is a member of the health care team, working under the direction of the Registered Nurse and /or Licensed Practical Nurse. The Health Care Aide is responsible for performing and assisting with duties related to meeting client/patient/resident personal needs by the established policies and procedures. The Health Care Aide must be able to function effectively in a dynamic and demanding environment utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The position of Health Care Aide functions in a manner consistent with and supports the mission, vision, and values of the Interlake–Eastern Regional Health Authority.
The Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority is committed to increasing the representation of Indigenous people at all levels within our workforce. We encourage successful Indigenous individuals to self-declare by completing a voluntary self-declaration as part of the application process.
Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to communicate in more than one language would be considered an asset. Proficiency in both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions.
The Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. Accessibility accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
All healthcare workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment by the Interlake-Eastern RHA Policy (GA-13-P-110 Required Immunizations for Health Care Workers).
The Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority delivers health-care services on First Nation Treaty Territories 1, 2, 3, and 5 and the homeland of the Métis Nation. We respect that First Nations treaties were made on these territories, acknowledge harms and mistakes, and dedicate ourselves to collaborating in partnership with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in the spirit of reconciliation.
Health Care Aide Certificate from a recognized Educational Institute.
Current certification in BCLS.
Demonstrates understanding of the role of the Health Care Aide within a health care setting.
Knowledge of the techniques and procedures of patient/resident care related to activities of daily living.
Knowledge of safe patient handling techniques.
Knowledge of Violence Prevention Program training and processes.
Acknowledgement of the infinite value of human life, respecting the rights of all individuals to live and die with dignity.
Mandatory education sessions as set out by the program.
Previous related experience in health care setting preferred.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written communication.
Demonstrates interpersonal skills through clear communication and positive behavior within the Respectful Workplace Policy.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
Ability to respect and promote confidentiality.
Ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to work in an environment that promotes and is conducive to pets where applicable.
Mental and physical ability to meet the demands of the job.
Completes and maintains a satisfactory pre-employment security check.
Satisfactory employment record.