Community Health Worker

Date posted: 10/11/2019
Closing date: 1/10/2020
Number of positions: 2
Location: Penticton, British Columbia
Length: part-time

Description / duties:
Job ID 1288987
Date posted 07/26/2019
Job title :COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :PENTICTON HEALTH CENTRE
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

We are currently seeking Community Health Workers to join our team in Penticton Home Support. Are you dedicated to delivering patient-centered care? Are you looking for a flexible work schedule? If the answer is 'yes' then we want to hear from you!

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

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary to a maximum of 40 hours per week. At this time we are especially in need of casual CHWs for evening care to cover shifts between 14:00 and 22:00.

For people with certain health issues, age-related limitations or other disabilities, managing everyday tasks can be challenging. The support that we provide through the Home Support program enables clients to recover or simply remain at home rather than in a hospital or care facility – in many cases our visits can be the highlight of their day! If you are looking for an opportunity to do meaningful work while joining a great team, the Penticton Health Centre is the place for you. Apply today!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum.

Apply online at Jobs.InteriorHealth.ca using Job ID# 1288987

Qualifications:
• 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

*Along with a copy of your CV (or resume) please provide a copy of your certificate.*

Contact information

Interior Health
505 Doyle Avenue
2504697070
careers@interiorhealth.ca

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