Health Care Support Worker

Louis Brier Home and Hospital Vancouver

Health Care Support Worker

Hiring – Health Care Support Workers!

About Us:

A Canadian Nonprofit Employer of Choice™, we pride ourselves on a strong reputation for excellence. Our work environment is community-oriented, warm and inclusive. Appreciation is embedded into our culture and staff feel valued for their contributions.

Louis Brier has dedicated leaders who are available and responsive to our needs. An HR Coordinator is devoted to promoting our health, wellness, and engagement. An Infection Control Practitioner helps keep us safe. Everyone is committed to quality and safety and it shows.

By enhancing funding that enriches the quality of life for our residents, the Louis Brier Foundation truly sets our organization apart. State of the art equipment, music and entertainment, culture and education, are all generously funded through the Louis Brier Foundation and this greatly improves work life.

Providing outstanding care is not always easy but making a difference feels good. Working at Louis Brier gives us a feeling of purpose and a sense of belonging. It’s more than a way of working, it’s a way of life.

• Be yourself and feel a sense of belonging within a team that embraces differences.
• Contribute to an award-winning organization that recognizes passionate and hardworking employees.
• Engage within our community and thrive in an unbeatable work culture that celebrates LIFE.

ARE YOU READY for the #LouisBrierLIFE?

Purpose of the Position: Reporting to the Nursing Managers and working under the general direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, performs a variety of non-direct and/or non-clinical healthcare supports to clients, residents, families, and/or visitors in accordance with the established care plan and safety requirements.

Job Responsibilities:
• Participates as an integral member of a healthcare delivery team to provide a variety of non-direct and/or non-clinical healthcare supports to clients, residents, families and/or visitors to meet established needs.
• Establishes rapport with clients, residents and families, and assists in promoting physical, emotional, cultural, social, and spiritual well-being. Observes clients and residents, and their environments, to identify and report unsafe conditions, behavioral and/or physical changes to designated supervisor.
• Assists with mealtime activities; sets up, welcomes and transports clients or residents to dining areas, sets up and collects meal trays, assists with limited food preparation such as heating prepared food, making tea, coffee, toast, , etc. where clients or residents require support.
• Provides assistance in carrying out activities; sets up supplies and equipment, assists with transporting clients or residents to designated areas, encourages participation in activities and provides support to clients or residents where required.
• Performs housekeeping duties such as sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming, dusting, washing dishes, and washing, drying, folding, and delivering laundry, where required.
• Greets visitors and others in accordance with established safety, security and infection control procedures and guidelines; provides information and/or redirects to appropriate person or area, where required.
• Checks and restocks supplies as required, including personal care, first aid, and housekeeping supplies and assists in taking inventory.
• Completes and maintains related records electronically, or using documents such as inter-shift communication books, daily log sheets and progress reports related to non-direct and/or non-clinical healthcare activities.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

To be eligible to participate in HCAP, individuals must meet the minimum requirements set out for the program, irrespective of any higher entrance requirements that may be in place in local post-secondary institutions. Basic criteria for participants include:
• Completion of Grade 10, including the successful completion of English 10, or equivalency;
• No prior completion of an HCA training program in BC
• Not currently employed in a HCA role in a private or public facility; and
• Canadian citizenship or permanent residence
• English language requirement are consistent with those of the BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry and vary between individuals whose first language is English and those whose first language is not English.
• Completion of a Criminal Record Check and vaccinations are also required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to organize work.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.

Job Type: Full-Time (1.00 FTE)
Hours of Work: Days/Evenings – 0700-1500/1500-2300
Wage Grid: 23.83/hour, Grid 11

We invite interested applicants to submit their cover letter and resume to Sherrie Mejilla

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