Community Health Worker

13 July 2017 | 12:00 am

Are you a Community Health Worker dedicated to delivering patient-centered care? Then we want you to come join our team at Gordon Road Wellness Centre in Nelson, BC. Apply today!

As a Community Health Worker, you will work as part of a dynamic team of Nurses and LPNs who support Community Clients’ independence and ability to stay at home. Community Health Workers provide home support services to clients, by assisting with personal care and daily living, while promoting maximum independence. Community Health Workers are key players in the home health care plan for each client.

Typical duties include:

  • Activities of daily personal care, such as bathing, dressing, grooming and oral hygiene
  • Household duties related to maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the home
  • Meal preparation in accordance with designated plans
  • Assistance with mobility and transfers
  • Observing and reporting changes in client behaviour and condition
  • Performing delegated tasks according with training and procedures

QUALIFICATIONS

Ed ucation, Training and Experience:

  • Grade 12
  • Graduation from a recognized Resident Care Aide/Home Support Worker Program, or an equivalent combination of education, training and relevant experience
  • BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker registry (please include your number)
  • Current valid BC Drivers’ License and use of a reliable vehicle
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and stat days

Skills and Abilities:

  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position and operate related equipment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and deal with others effectively
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients
  • Home management skills
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and stat days

CLICK HERE to apply!

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: http://www.calgaryjobboard.ca/index.php?post_id=92477 →

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