Community Health Worker (5506292)

$23.27 - $25.45 hourly
  • Northern Health
  • Dawson Creek, BC, Canada
  • Aug 18, 2021
Part time Healthcare assistant

Job Description

Northern Health is accepting applications for a part time (.91 FTE) Community Health Worker for Dawson Creek. Follow a fulfilling career path where helping people is #1. Work to make a real difference in the lives of others and your own.

Who we are
Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations in Northern BC. Through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations, we provide exceptional health services for Northerners. Our value statements guide decisions and actions and include: Empathy - Respect - Collaboration - Innovation.

What you can expect

  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Supportive work environment
  • 4 weeks paid vacation
  • Health & Dental Coverage
  • Pension Plan
  • Relocation Assistance for eligible positions
  • Spectacular outdoor activities
  • Short commutes
  • Affordable housing market
  • Shift Rotation/Hours of Work: 07:30 to 16:00, 08:00 to 16:30, 11:30 to 20:00, 14:30 to 23:00

Job Summary
Under the direction of the Team Lead or designated clinical leader, provides home support services to clients in accordance with a pre-established care plan. 

Top 4 Key Responsibilities

  • Assists clients with activities of daily living such as feeding, lifts and transfers, bathing skin care, oral hygiene, and toileting.
  • Performs delegated tasks for which delegation of tasks training has been completed, such as catheter care, suppository insertion, application of non-steril dressings, assistance with medication administration, provides medication reminders, and exercise and mobilization routines.
  • Plans, prepares and serves meals, in accordance to care plan
  • Performs duties as authorized in care plan, washing dishes after meal prep, laundry

Job Qualifications

  • Grade 12 plus graduation from a recognized Home Support Attendant/ Resident Care Aid Program or equivalent combination of current education, training and experience.
  • Registered on the BC Care Aid Registry.
  • Valid Class 5 BC Drivers License.
  • Use of personal vehicle.

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to