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Patient Care Aide - 2ND YEAR BSN OPPORTUNITY
Location:Kelowna
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01510701
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Department:KGH 6 WEST MED IP
Reports To:MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$25.33
Close Date:FEBRUARY 23, 2021*
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Position Summary

We are currently seeking 2nd year nursing students to join our team at Kelowna General Hospital!

As the Patient Care Aide you will work as a key team member of an interdisciplinary team that provides patient care within the hospital. Working under the direction of RN’s and LPN’s, Patient Care Aides follow established care plans and routines to deliver the best patient care possible.

Some typical duties and responsibilities:
• Assist patients with personal care and activities of daily living
• Assist with patient mobility, transfers and related equipment
• Perform nursing procedures such as taking temperature, pulse and respiration
• Housekeeping activities relating to maintaining a safe and healthy environment
• Observe and report changes in patient progress, symptoms and condition
• Perform clerical duties and other related duties

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Shift times will vary but may include: 07:00 to 18:15, 07:00 to 15:00, 15:00 to 23:00, 23:00 to 07:00.

These positions will start in late March and will continue throughout the summer (or longer if you wish!). Each successful candidate will be orientated to two departments within the hospital in order to offer maximum hours and opportunity to learn!

Apply today and be part of a dynamic team!

• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

• Graduation from a recognized Nursing Assistant / Health Care Program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Registration with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker registry (please include your number)

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

**Active registration with BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker registry (please include your registration number)**

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