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Job Number:  41926
Personal Care Aide
Job Posted: Thursday, 15 February 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 17 March 2018
(in 23 days)
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

Personal Care Aide (PCA)

Permanent Part-Time (0.5 FTE)

 

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH) is British Columbia’s recognized pediatric palliative care provider. For over two decades, through the many programs and services we provide, we have made a significant difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. Be part of a talented and innovative team that takes pride in supporting and providing the highest quality pediatric palliative care.

Under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, the Personal Care Aide ensures safe, quality care while performing care duties relating to feeding, personal hygiene, music and recreational therapy activities, accompanying children and families on outings, and some clinical duties. Candidates must be available to work days, evenings, nights, and weekends, and should be available on short notice. Please note that this position will be based out of the Vancouver location, with opportunities for additional hours at the Abbotsford location.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

High school diploma, supplemented with graduation from a recognized Health Care Assistant program, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience and be registered with the BC Care Aid Community Health Worker Registry.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
  • Good English communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to observe and recognize changes in children.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with children and families.
  • Good computer skills, including MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to establish and maintain appropriate professional and personal boundaries.
  • Clear and valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence is an asset.

 

Note: Flexibility is necessary as this position requires day, night, and weekend rotating shift work, and occasional travel within and outside the Lower Mainland.

Qualified applicants are invited to email their resume and cover letter in MS Word or Adobe PDF format to by Friday, March 2, 2018. Please specify which role you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed for current positions will be contacted. All resumes will be kept for 1 year and considered for future vacancies as well.

How to Apply:
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Qualified applicants are invited to email their resume and cover letter in MS Word or Adobe PDF format to by Friday, March 2, 2018. Please specify which role you are applying for in the subject line of your email.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed for current positions will be contacted. All resumes will be kept for 1 year and considered for future vacancies as well.
Contact Details:
Anne Schretlen
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
1690 Matthews Ave
Vancouver, BC, V6J 2T2

Tel: 6047303302
E-mail:
www:   www.canuckplace.org/about-us/careers/


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