Health and Wellness Job Postings

Current jobs available in the health and wellness sector are listed below.

Note Lakeland College is not responsible for verifying all information provided by employers. The onus is on a student to check out each opportunity thoroughly before agreeing to the work or signing contracts of employment. 

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Resident Care Aide - Deadline -
Century Park n Vegreville, AB is looking for Health Care Aides to join their team.  Positions range from casual to full-time and all shifts (day, evening, night) 
 
 
Job Summary
Under the direction of the Pro Vita Manager or designate the Resident Care Aide assists residents with all activities of daily living, including the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual and cultural needs/interests of residents, in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the site.
 
Responsibilities and Duties
•Directs and assists residents with activities of daily living such as bathing, washing, bowel and bladder care, bed making, dressing, nails, oral, skin and hair hygiene. Completes all documentation for the aforementioned activities of daily living.
•Where appropriate encourages resident’s participation in providing their own personal care. Encouraging them to be as independent as possible towards achieving an improvement in their care and assistance needs.
•Where appropriate encourages resident’s participation in decision making in regard to their plan of care and activities of daily while maintaining independence as much as possible
•Ensures residents receive adequate nutrition according to individual Client Services Plan by feeding, distributing meal trays/lists and nourishments, serving and collection of dishes, noting changes in appetites and food preferences.
•Lifts, transfers, porters and ambulates residents using the proper equipment/technique as identified in the resident’s Client Services Plan and the policies and procedures. Reports need for changes to resident’s Client Services Plan, as necessary. Conducts a pre-handling assessment prior to lifts, transfers and ambulation of residents.
•Performs and records routine nursing procedures as directed by the on-duty nurse.
•Assists and encourages residents to participate in social and recreational activities of their choice.
•Assists with admissions, discharges and transfers of residents.
•Completes all required daily documentation related to the care provision of the resident, including but not limited to Point of Care, BM logs, Intake/Output logs, Sleep records, behaviour logs.
•Observes, reports and records changes in a resident’s functional and cognitive behaviour to the designated nursing staff.
•Gathers and documents the Minimum Data Set (MDS) information for nursing staff on a shift basis as per facility procedures and direction.
•Performs clerical duties such as answering phones/ paging system, request supplies and maintaining record sheets.
•Participates in in-services, staff development programs and serves on committees as needed.
•Adherence to Infection Control Practices.
•Demonstrates knowledge of fire/emergency procedures and policies of the facility; participates in fire and emergency drills.
•Demonstrates knowledge and application of resident and staff safety. Ensures all areas of concern are noted to Pro Vita Manager or Supervisor.
•Reports unsafe or faulty equipment as per facility procedure to the Pro Vita Manager.
•All safety rules and safe work procedures are adhered to at all times.
•Reports all hazards, incidents, near misses and workplace injuries to the manager immediately and in writing.
•Does not participate in unsafe situations (horseplay),and corrects any unsafe conditions if able.
•Actively participates in all Health and Safety initiatives and make suggestions to improve Workplace Health and Safety.
•Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications
•Graduation from a recognized Resident Care Aide program through an Accredited University/College, which includes a Dementia Care component or has completed a recognized Dementia Care program.
•Ability to effectively communicate in English both verbal and written
•Passes and complies with a Criminal Record Check upon hire through the local RCMP or police station.
•Meets the physical requirements for the role.
•Food Safe level 1.
•First Aid and CPR “A” certification, preferred.
•Complete the TB Screening document providing that there are no active symptoms, and, if necessary, provide a negative TB test or chest x-ray.
•One year related experience preferred.
 
Competencies
•Transparency; being open, honest, trustworthy and responsible
•Communication and Relationship Management; maintains respectful and professional communication with clients, co-workers and community partners
•Person-centered Services; Going the extra mile for others and working in collaboration
•Values Other’s Differences and Diversity; accepting others for who they are and respecting their individuality
•Decision Making with a Safety Focus; acting in a manner that’s in the best interest of yourself, your clients, and your co-workers
•Conflict Resolution and Accountability; taking responsibility for mistakes and finding ways to resolve a conflict without escalation
•Time Management; ensuring services acknowledge timelines without being task-focused

For more information and/or to apply:
Jasleen Natt
Human Resources Assistant
Pro Administration Services Inc.
P:  604-575-0006 (ext. 121)
 
Chilliwack Society for Community Living - Deadlines - as per website
The Chilliwack Society for Community Living is actively recruiting for various positions. 
 
To complete our online employment application, please have candidates go to http://cscl.org/careers/how-to-apply/#employprocess, and click on the “Employment Application Process” drop down box. There they will find the link to the online application form, as well as the required pre-hire documentation.

Please be aware that the function to attach pre-hire documents to the online application form has not been implemented. So candidates will have to submit their pre-hire documents either by email at human.resources@cscl.org, by fax at 604 792 7962, or person at our main office at 9353 Mary Street Chilliwack, BC V2P 4G9.

For more information, contact: 
Anna-Jean Beute
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
Chilliwack Society for Community Living
Direct: 604.792.7726 Ext. 3222
Reception: 604.792.7726
Fax: 604.792.7962
Direct Care/Administrative Worker - Deadline - Oct 30/19 or until suitable candidates found
Ability Development Services by Bea Fisher 
 
We are currently accepting resumes for Casual, Part time & Full time positions.
 
Experience in working with people with various disabilities will be considered an asset. We are looking for employees that are caring, resourceful, motivated and creative. The positions are direct care and include some administrative duties. We offer shift work, flexibility with schedules and training.
 
Qualifications include but not limited to:
Disabilities Studies/Rehabilitation Practitioner
Health Care Aide/ Nursing Diploma/EA Certificate or equivalent related experience
Valid First Aid
Valid Class 5 License / own vehicle is mandatory
Recent (within 3 months) Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Sector is mandatory
Personal care skills
Strong team work and interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills and organizational skills
Agency and Community professionalism at all times

If you are looking for a rewarding, fulfilling long term career….. Ability Development Services by Bea Fisher is for you. We have many long term employees, extensive agency training, and growth within. We offer competitive wages as well as a comprehensive benefits package. (Some conditions apply)
 
Apply by email to: Cheryl.carter@beafisher.com
Drop off resumes to:
3514 51Ave
Lloydminster Alberta

All applications received will be reviewed carefully, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


 









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