Health Care Support Worker - Training Opportunity

$20.95 hourly
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Bella Bella, BC, Canada
  • May 03, 2021
Full time Healthcare Healthcare Aide

Job Description

Come work as a Health Care Support Worker and earn your Care Aide registration with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Apply today to join our team.

 

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking to hire Health Care Support Workers via the Health Career Access Program (HCAP). Through HCAP, successful candidates will complete online and in person training as well as in person rotations as a Health Care Support Worker. Upon completing the training opportunity successful candidates will be eligible to be registered as a Care Aide with the BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry. Funding will consist of 100% of wages, tuition and books during the training program. Apply today to take advantage of this unique opportunity!

As an applicant to this job posting, you will be considered the program in Bella Bella for education training seats starting between 2021-2022.

This program is eligible to Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents; work permit holders may be considered if they are eligible to study within Canada for a period of 12-18 months.

 

As a Health Care Support Worker at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Work under the direction of a Registered Nurse or another regulated healthcare professional.
  • Perform a variety of non-direct and/or non-clinical healthcare supports to clients, residents, families, and/or visitors in long term care, assisted living and home settings in accordance with the established care plan and safety requirements.
      

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Grade 10, including successful completion of English 10 or equivalency.

Knowledge & Abilities

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

ABOUT BELLA BELLA, BC:

Bella Bella is a beautiful island community off the central coast of British Columbia, 690 km north of Vancouver. It is surrounded by a magical world of channels, inlets and old growth forest. It is home to salmon, orcas, humpbacks, bald eagles and the other denizens of the Pacific Northwest. The climate is mild and the area is a paradise for kayaking, sport fishing, hiking and photography.

The R.W. Large Memorial Hospital in Bella Bella has 7 acute beds, 7 residential beds and a 4-bed emergency department open 24/7, along with Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging services. It offers telehealth services as well as speciality clinics. R.W. Large Memorial Hospital also has an Intensive Case Management team for mental health and substance use. There is a medical clinic and a pharmacy located in the hospital. The healthcare team consists of Physicians, RNs, LPNs, PCAs, Laboratory and Radiology Technologists, Combined Lab/X-Ray Technologists, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Assistants, and Support Services Personnel.

R.W. Large Memorial Hospital is located on the traditional territories of the Heiltsuk Nation.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

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