Residential Care Aide

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The Salvation Army B.C. Southview Heights & Terrace
Published
mars 13, 2020
Location
Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
Category
Salary
Per the Collective Agreement
Competition #
200310 RCA
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
meenu_heer@can.salvationarmy.org
Closing date
April 7, 2020
Street Address
7252 Kerr Street Vancouver

Description

HOURS:  

  • Temporary Saturday & Sunday – 11pm-7am
  • Casual/On-call

Responsibilities

Position Purpose summary:

The Salvation Army's Southview Heights and Terrace is a Senior Residence located in South Vancouver. We are looking for casual Care Aide’s that wish to work in a warm and loving environment. Your job would be to provide care to our Assisted Living Resident’s.

Key Responsibilities:

ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING:

  • Medication reminder and/or dispensing of medication.
  • Individualized Personal Service Plans.
  • Telephone (assists with calls, hearing and vision adaptive devices).
  • Providing direction to residents for activities and mealtimes.
  • Residents’ personal correspondence.
  • And all other duties as assigned by direct supervisor and as per individual resident personal service plans.

MEDICATION ASSISTANCE:

  • Residents self-administration of medications, and medication reminders and documentation of assistance provided in accordance with Assisted Living Registry Standards of Practice, Personal Assistance Guidelines, scope of practice and Vancouver Coastal Health policies.
  • Follows Personal Assistance Plan established by the Assisted Living Manager, Vancouver Coastal Case Manager and maintained by LPN.
  • Understands the process for delegation of health care procedures and accepts assignments that are delegated appropriately by health care professionals.
  • Observes and reports changes in residents’ physical condition and cognitive/emotional status to the LPN and Assisted Living Manager.
  • Monitors environmental safety hazards.
  • Reports and records incidents, errors, or accidents.
  • Records observations accurately and documents service provided and resident-related events.

DINING

  • Assists in a variety of tasks related to dining including giving gentle reminders to individual when necessary, assisted dining room staff to remove walkers.
  • Assists with tray service for residents who are ill.

ACTIVITY PROGRAM

  • Participates in, and supports, the resident-centered activity program.
  • Assists Residents to and from activities at the correct activity times as necessary, as well as giving reminders to residents
  • About when activities with be.
  • Assist residents with sight or hearing impairment with providing them with knowledge about the activity program.
  • Encourage residents to seek out activity programs

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

  • Responds to, and acts appropriately in, emergency or disaster situations.

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Successful completion of a Home Support Worker or Residential Care Aide course provided by an accredited educational institution.
  • Must include successful completion of the medication administration module as required by Vancouver Coastal Health.
  • Must have grade 12 or equivalent.
  • First Aid.
  • Must have WHIMIS to assist with Housekeeping.
  • Must have Food Safe to assist with the meal service.

PREFERRED SKILLS/capabilities:

  • Excellent oral and communication in English.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to read and implement duties and work routines.
  • Able to support the mission statement of Southview Heights and Terrace.

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A TB Test

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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