Health Care Aide

CBI Health
Full Time
Nanaimo, BC
Posted 13 days ago
Job description
Health Care Aide - Nanaimo (1:1 Home Care) If you strive to make a difference in people’s everyday lives by caring for them with compassion, dignity and respect, CBI Health Group has great opportunities for Health Care Aide (HCA).You will provide quality, patient-centred care to our clients. As a casual Health Care Aide within our CBI Home Health team, you will call upon your nurturing and assisting skills to provide overall care to clients. In this position you will assist clients with personal care, lifts and transfers, toileting, bathing, and feeding. You will also provide light housekeeping support, prepare meals, and be a companion. Schedule Day shifts and weekend shifts available Do your life’s best work with us! CBI Health is dedicated to improving the lives of both our clients and our health care team members. As you care for others, CBI Health will care for you by providing the Personal Protective Equipment, training and resources that you need to feel confident every day. We’re committed to making a difference in people’s lives – and that starts with yours. You’ll enjoy a flexible schedule that allows you to achieve your goals at work and at home, with a balance of teamwork and independence. We have a team of Supervisors and motivated colleagues who are excited to meet and support you! Here’s a look at our total rewards: Competitive wages and benefits packages Paid orientation and ongoing training Career development and progression opportunities Reward and recognition programs Your role with clients As a caring, responsible health care team member, you will support clients to be as safe and independent in their homes as possible, helping them to live their best lives. You will provide personal care to clients in their home, and may assist them to mobilize and perform light exercises. You will act at all times with the client and their family at the heart of all you do, observing, documenting, and reporting any changes in their condition to your Manager/Supervisor. You may be required to perform light housekeeping tasks as indicated in client care plans. What you will need to be successful Your Personal Support Worker (or HCA) Certificate or Equivalent Current CPR and First Aid Certification A clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening within the last 6 months Proof of a negative TB test within the last 12 months and an up-to-date immunization record Ability to travel from home to home within the community Commitment to work every other weekend Strong verbal and written English communication skills, with ability to communicate in other languages an asset Reliability and strong organization skills Ability to safely lift up to 35 lbs. (16 kg) About Us For millions of Canadians, CBI Health is where better begins. We are Canada’s leading community healthcare provider, reliably delivering innovative rehabilitation and home care programs that help our clients achieve their health goals. With 250+ locations and supporting more than 800 communities, people are at the heart of what we do. Every day, all across the country, our 13,000 staff work together to make a meaningful difference in our clients’ lives and help shape healthcare for the better. Learn more at CBI Health is committed to providing a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where everyone feels safe and accepted as their authentic selves. We actively seek qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion and contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives that help us innovate and provide the best possible care to our clients. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristics that make each of us different. #HHSCSBC

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