Northern Health

Date: 1 week ago
Contract type: Part time
Northern Health
Competition #: 05566999
Employee Type: PERMANENT PART TIME (0.86 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: HEU
Hourly Wage: $26.93
Close Date: NOVEMBER 30, 2022

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply
Position Summary

Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Follow the path to an exciting career as a Nursing Assistant at Dawson Creek & District Hospital

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Nursing Assistant 1 works under the functional direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse and in cooperation with interdisciplinary team members to assist in the delivery of client care. Following established care plans provides personal care; bathes, grooms, dresses, assists with meals and oral hygiene and provides assistance in the delivery of nursing care; vital signs, documents on patient’s chart and responds to call bells/alarms. Observes and monitors clients’ progress, symptoms and behavioural changes and reports significant observations. Utilizes established lifting /safety techniques and uses appropriate equipment to assist patients with positioning, activation and transportation. Understands the importance of and maintains a clean and safe environment for clients and staff. Performs other related duties as assigned

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Days, Evenings - 07:00 to 15:00, 15:00 to 23:00, rotating

Dawson Creek & District Hospital is a 50-bed hospital that offers full service that includes inpatient care, emergency, respiratory, rehab, surgery, obstetrics & gynecology lab, medical imaging and cancer care. The hospital is the northeastern BC orthopedic and trauma centre. Visiting specialists in urology, dermatology and pediatrics is also available

Dawson Creek has a population of 12,178 (2021) with a youthful and vibrant community that serves as a major centre for the surrounding areas. Come enjoy the beautiful sunrises and sunsets Dawson Creek has to offer. Check out Dawson Creek for more information about this community where the northern lights shine

What Northern Health has to offer you!
  • Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.

  • Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service

  • Relocation Incentive is available for eligible positions

  • Employee referral program

  • Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities

  • Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC

  • “Loan Forgiveness Programs” are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

  • Qualifications

  • Graduation from a recognized Nursing Assistant Program or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to deal with others effectively.

  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

  • Ability to organize work.

  • Ability to operate related equipment.

  • Who we are
    Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000
    Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC
    There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services

    • All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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