Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Follow the path to an exciting career in long-term care. Help create a home environment for our seniors at Peace Villa.
In accordance with established policies and procedures and under the direction of the Registered Nurse/Manager, the Resident Care Aide performs nursing procedures such as taking temperature, pulse and respiration in addition to resident care duties relating to activities of daily living, including the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual and cultural needs of residents. Transports residents and performs clerical duties.Shift Rotation/Hours of work:
Rotating; Days, Evenings; 07:00 to 13:00, 16:00 to 20:00New Wage
: As of April 1, 2023, the new wage is: $28.74/hourPeace Villa
is attached to the new Fort St. John Hospital via a corridor link. Peace Villa is a 115-bed facility, including one respite bed. Peace Villa provides Recreational Therapy Services 5 days a week. Pastoral and Spiritual Services are provided by the Peace Villa Worship Services and community volunteers. There is a Volunteer Program in place to support recreational activities. Hairdressing and barber services are available on site for a fee determined by the service provider. Peace Villa also provides an on-site integrated community adult day program, operating 5 days a week.Fort St. John
is located above the Peace River Valley, and has a diverse population of 21,000 (2021) and serves an area of approximately 69,000. The friendly, small town feel comes with big city amenities and a vibrant arts community. Check out Fort St. John for more information on what this energetic community has to offer.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
•Financial Support for Moving Expenses 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.Qualfications
•Grade 10 plus graduation from a recognized Nurses 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.