Community Health Worker II At Northern Health, Smithers, BC


Northern Health encompasses an expansive region of around 600,000 square kilometers and provides healthcare services to more than twenty-four communities, including 55 First Nation groups. We provide healthcare services to a population of 300,000, both in hospitals and within the community.
Northern Health, with a workforce over 7,000 individuals across the region, delivers superior healthcare services to the residents of Northern British Columbia. This is achieved through the diligent efforts of committed staff and physicians, in collaboration with local communities and organizations in Northern BC.
A diverse range of professional prospects can be found within our extensive network of twenty-four hospitals, twenty-five long-term care facilities, public health units, and numerous additional offices that offer specialized services.

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Summary of the Position
Do you possess a strong enthusiasm for assisting others? Are you interested in pursuing a profession with an organization that is renowned as one of the top employers in British Columbia? Northern Health is dedicated to assisting individuals in maintaining their preferred residences, and we encourage you to do the same.

The Registered Care Aide delivers resident care in alignment with the organization’s set vision and values, adhering to a resident-centered care philosophy and adhering to regional and facility policies and procedures. The Registered Care Aide, working alongside the Manager or their representative, carries out nursing procedures such as measuring temperature, pulse, and respiration. Additionally, they are responsible for providing care to residents, addressing their activities of daily living, including personal, social, physical, and recreational needs. Transports inhabitants and carries out administrative tasks.

Smithers Smithers is situated in the scenic Bulkley Valley, encompassed by three mountain ranges that create an Alpine environment for the community. The primary sectors include forestry, tourism, transportation, and agriculture are of significant importance. Smithers provides cost-effective housing and abundant natural beauty that promote a harmonious way of life. The approximate population of Smithers is 6,000 individuals, supplemented by an additional 5,000 individuals from the neighboring settlements who avail themselves of the available services. The educational system consists of three primary schools, one middle school, one private school for grades 9-12, and Coast Mountain College. Visit Smithers, a place that offers a constant array of novel experiences.

The offerings provided by Northern Health.
Part-time and full-time employees are provided with comprehensive benefit packages that encompass extended health and dental coverage, as well as a municipal pension plan. Non-professionals have the choice to pay for benefits.

A three-week vacation after completing one year of uninterrupted service.
Eligible positions have access to financial assistance for moving expenses.
Program for referring employees
Training and leadership development initiatives provided by employers at no cost.
BC offers exceptional outdoor activities and the most efficient commutes. The Federal and BC Government provide “Loan Forgiveness Programs” for qualified professions.

Please be advised that as a requirement for your application, it is necessary for you to submit the following documentation:
Evidence of COVID-19 immunization
If you are affiliated with a regulated profession, please include your registration number.
Please provide any relevant documentation pertaining to the education and qualifications required for this position. Illustrative instances may encompass:
Certificates or degrees from a program
Academic transcripts from high school, college, and university.
Additionally, it is advisable to furnish a cover letter and résumé.

Are you a candidate from a foreign country? Prior to submitting a job application with Northern Health, kindly adhere to the instructions provided on our Northern Health careers website.
A minimum requirement for this position is completion of Grade 10 and graduation from a recognized Nursing Assistant Program, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities: Proficiency in both oral and written communication.
Proficiency in interpersonal communication.
Physical capacity to perform the responsibilities of the role.
The capacity to effectively arrange and coordinate tasks.
Proficiency in operating associated machinery.

Individuals are required to possess up-to-date registration with the BC Care Aide Registry.

The Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination directives apply to this job, and the selected applicant(s) are required to comply.