The Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority
Collaboration | Accessibility | Respect | Excellence | Innovation | Quality Customer Service
We will be recognized as a trusted health-care partner, providing sustainable, accessible, integrated, evidence-based care to improve health status and outcomes in all of our communities and achieve health equity across the region.
We work in partnership with all stakeholders, contributing to the health and well-being of our communities, by providing timely access to reliable care in a culturally safe manner that respects diversity.
Always with compassion, Success in collaboration, Accountability in everything we do, Acting with integrity, Respectful of each other
Home Care Attendant
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Facility / Site:
Selkirk Community Health
MGEU Home Care Proctors
Wage / Salary:
As per applicable collective agreement
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Home Care Resource Coordinator, the Home Care Attendant functions as a member of a multidisciplinary team. The Home Care Attendant provides personal and supportive care following the care plan, policies and program standards meeting identified needs to enable the clients to remain independent and safe in their homes for as long as possible. In collaboration with other heath team members, the Home Care Attendant promotes integrated holistic health care services that are responsive to the needs of the residents of the Interlake-Eastern region. The position of Home Care Attendant functions in a manner consistent with, and supports the Mission, Vision and Values of the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority.
Certificate in Health Care Aide Course from an accredited college.
Other combinations of education/experience may be considered at a commensurate classification/salary.
Previous experience working with elderly or infirm is preferred.
Ability to provide safe, effective, personal care in a manner that considers each individual’s need for comfort, privacy, and respect.
Ability to communicate effectively with clients, families, and coworkers; both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a health care team.
Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle for work purposes.
Candidates must be available to work a variety of shifts.
Access to an answering machine and /or call display.
Mental and physical ability to meet the demands of the job.
Satisfactory employment record.
Internal applicants must include a current resume with application upon change of department, site, program and or classification.
As a condition of employment, all successful applicants will be required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (with vulnerable sector screening), adult abuse and child abuse registry checks prior to commencing employment.
The Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority is committed to increasing the representation of Indigenous people at all levels within our workforce. We encourage successful Indigenous individuals to self-declare by completing a voluntary self-declaration as part of the application process.
Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to communicate in more than one language would be considered an asset. Proficiency of both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions.
The Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. Accessibility accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
All health care workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with the Interlake-Eastern RHA Policy (GA-13-P-110 Required Immunizations for Health Care Workers).
The Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority delivers health-care services on First Nation Treaty Territories 1, 2, 3 and 5 and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. We respect that First Nations treaties were made on these territories, acknowledge harms and mistakes, and we dedicate ourselves to collaborate in partnership with First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in the spirit of reconciliation.