Resident Care Assistants - Multiple Communities
Resident Care Assistants
Kelowna | Casual
You have a love for seniors and enjoy building long term relationships with the residents in your care. You’re known as kind and compassionate, with an extreme amount of patience. You’re an excellent communicator and can explain instructions in a way anyone can understand. People trust you and always comment that you listen to what they have to say. You’re always on time for work and known for "always getting the job done". You take the safety of the residents in your care seriously and have a gentle touch when working physically with people. You’re also flexible and adaptable enough to deal with changing priorities and situations that require some quick thinking. You come with a high school education and completion of a recognized nursing assistant program or a Health Care Assistant Certificate from a recognized post-secondary institution. You’ll be registered with the BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry and have a Food Safe Level 1 Certificate.
About The Role
Assisting residents with daily activities like socializing, exercising and recreational activities
Prioritizes safety and efficiency in all tasks
Establishes a culture of health and safety, leading by example and encouraging the team to do the same
Identify and rectify hazards and unsafe practices, reporting them to the Occupational health and Safety Committee
Responsible for communicating resident progress, attendance and changes in physical and cognitive functioning
Serves as an ambassador of Baptist Housing, embodying the organizations values in all interactions
Grade 12 education and completed a recognized Care Aide program
Current registration with the BC Care Aide Registry
Certification in medication administration
Current First Aid certification with CPR
Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to almost 2000 seniors in British Columbia. We provide long term care, assisted living, supportive housing, home support and adult day programs in our communities in Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring where we put the wellness of our residents first. We live out a Servant Leadership model that collaborates in teams and builds strong relationships while exemplifying Christ-like values. We put the wellness of our residents first, in a person-centered approach. We're a committed group of people who bring their whole selves to work, and we're also FUN! We take what we do seriously, but not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches Pacific.
About Our City
Located along the beautiful shores of Okanagan Lake, in the heart of the stunning Okanagan Valley, Kelowna is an inviting community in which to live and work. Our three communities are Sun Pointe Village, Village at Mill Creek and Village at Smith Creek
What You Receive
A supportive and fun work culture with professional development opportunities with an hourly wage of $28.74.
How To Apply
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