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Care Aide, Career Opportunity in Victoria, British Columbia

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Trillium Care Communities is currently accepting resumes for a full-time and part-time, on-call, Care Aides at our Hart House location in Victoria, British Columbia.

These positions will deliver nursing care to the residents under the direction of the DOC, RN/RPN/LPN in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures.

 

  • Health Care Assitant Certificate, TB Screening, criminal record check, WHMIS, Food Safe, First Aide, completion of care aide medication and administration program preferred.
  • Assisting residents with all aspects of daily living, including personal hygiene such as dressing, grooming, and wearing of aids such as glasses, hearing aides, and prosthesis; bathing / showering, incontinence care; skin care; nail and hair care.
  • Administering medications to residents under the supervision of the Director of Care
  • Utilizing verbal and non verbal communication skills in caring for residents
  • Verbally communicating observations of resident's condition to the RN and / or Care Team
  • Recording observations and care given on flow sheets and other commmunication tools in accordance with established procedures / practices
  • Assisting residents with elimination, which may include toileting, changing incontinent products and giving suppositories and enemas.
  • Assisting with meals and nourishment'sAssisting residents with rest and mobilization such as to sit up, transfer or lift, walk or ambulate in wheelchair /theraputic chairs, positioning in bed, wheelchair/theraputic chair and commode
  • Assisting and enabling residents to perform activities that promote resident participation such as visiting, music, special events, walking and other activities
  • Assisting to provide residents with a safe, secure environment by knowing and following plans and procedures such as Care Risk, Reporting of Resident Abuse, fire/disaster, lifts and transfers
  • Assisting residents and families through the dying process including palliative care by interaction with familities.
  • Pariticpation in the development of unit goals and objectives by providing input at departmental meetings
  • Cleaning of common areas
  • Clearing of tables in dining room and dish washing
  • Participation in opportunities to learn through attendance at such sessions as in-services, seminars, and workshops
  • Re-stocking supplies in such areas as tub room, linen storage areas, dining rooms, and resident personal areas.
  • Participation in the development of resident care plans as wella s in the unit/organization's continuous quality improvement activities by providing input at team conferences, family conferences ands resident reviews.
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