In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority), patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Reporting to the Manager and under the supervision and direction of the registered nurse or designate, the Health Aide assists the resident /client in activities of daily living to meet physical, emotional, psychosocial and spiritual needs and maintain optimal functioning while promoting residents' autonomy and choice.
Education, Training And Experience
Grade 10 plus graduation from a recognized Nursing Assistant Program such as a Health Aide program or equivalent. Registered with the BC Care Aide registry.
Skills And Abilities
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Deal with others effectively.
Operate related equipment.
Physically able to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to type.