Job Postings: Multiple Healthcare Industry Positions with WestCana Services Inc. and Pro Vita Care Management

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All Sites – Dietary Aides (Location: Lower Mainland)

WestCana is looking for strong, experienced Dietary Aides with a passion for the elderly to join one of our teams to support our residents in various Long Term Care, Assisted Living and Mental Health Facilities around British Columbia.

Dietary Aide Responsibilities:
  • Sets tables, serves food, and beverages, in accordance with established policies, procedures, and the corporate HACCP plan.
  • Maintains work and storage areas in a clean, safe and sanitary manner.
  • Washes, cleans and stores dishes, cutlery, fixtures and equipment used for food preparation and service.
  • Operates food service equipment, prepare food items, and assembles ready foods for meal trays to deliver and serve foods in resident units and dining rooms
  • Reports all hazards, incidents, near misses and workplace injuries to the manager immediately and in writing.
  • Adheres to Infection Control Practices
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Dietary Aide Must Haves:
  • Maintains Food Safe Level 1 Certificate.
  • Maintains WHMIS certification.
  • Successful completion of secondary school or equivalent.
  • Legally allowed to work in Canada.
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
  • Effective interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to organize work and work under strict time constraints.
Dietary Aide Nice to Haves:
  • Building Service Worker Certificate, Institutional Aide Certificate and/or Basic Food Safe Certificate.
  • Institutional cleaning experience.
  • Previous experience in Long-term Care Facitilty and/or food service establishment.
What WestCana will offer you:
  • A competitive salary.
  • Paid vacation and sick entitlement, as we believe in employees’ well being.
  • A benefits package that includes Extended Health & Dental Care (Chiropractor, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, etc), Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program and Out of Country Emergency Care.
  • Educational opportunities where we will fund your education, if approved, to help advance your career with us.
  • A Talent Management Program where we will grow and develop you into supervisor and managerial roles, if desired.
  • Internal opportunities at other locations within our company, since we believe in promoting from within.
  • A fun environment with company events and activities. We celebrate site anniversaries, years of service, professional appreciations, staff appreciation events and an annual Holiday party.

2) Health Care Aides (HCA) – All Sites (Location: Lower Mainland)

Pro Vita is looking for strong, experienced Full-time, Part-time, & Casual Health Care Aides (HCA) with a passion for the elderly to join our team!

Health Care Aides (HCA) Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • Lifts, transfers, porters and ambulates residents using the proper equipment/technique as identified in the resident’s care plan and the policies and procedures.
  • Reports need for changes to resident’s care 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.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.Health Care Aides (HCA) Must Haves:
  • Graduation from a recognized Resident Care Aide/Nursing program which includes a Dementia Care component or has completed a recognized Dementia Care program.
  • Maintains First Aide and CPR “A” certification.
  • Food Safe Level 1.
Health Care Aides (HCA) Nice to Haves:
  • 1+ year related experience preferred.
What Pro Vita will offer you:
  • A competitive salary.
  • Paid vacation and sick entitlement, as we believe in employees’ well being.
  • A benefits package that includes Extended Health & Dental Care (Chiropractor, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, etc), Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program and Out of Country Emergency Care.
  • Educational opportunities where we will fund your education, if approved, to help advance your career with us.
  • A Talent Management Program where we will grow and develop you into supervisor and managerial roles, if desired.
  • Internal opportunities at other locations within our company, since we believe in promoting from within.
  • A fun environment with company events and activities. We celebrate site anniversaries, years of service, professional appreciations, staff appreciation events and an annual Holiday party.

3) Housekeepers – All Sites (Location: Lower Mainland)

WestCana is looking for strong, experienced Housekeepers with a passion for the elderly to join one of our teams to support our residents in various Long Term Care, Assisted Living and Mental Health Facilities around British Columbia.

Housekeeper Responsibilities:
  • Provides personal laundry services for care residents in accordance with established work routines.
  • Adheres to Infection Control Practices.
  • All safety rules and safe work procedures are adhered to at all times. Reporting all hazards, incidents, near misses and workplace injuries to the manager immediately and in writing.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Housekeeper Must Haves:
  • Successful completion of secondary school or equivalent.
  • Legally allowed to work in Canada.
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
  • Effective interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to organize work and work under strict time constraints.
Housekeeper Nice to Haves:
  • Institutional cleaning experience.
  • Building Service Worker Certificate, Institutional Aide Certificate and/or Basic Food Safe Certificate.
What WestCana will offer you:
  • A competitive salary.
  • Paid vacation and sick entitlement, as we believe in employees’ well being.
  • A benefits package that includes Extended Health & Dental Care (Chiropractor, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, etc), Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program and Out of Country Emergency Care.
  • Educational opportunities where we will fund your education, if approved, to help advance your career with us.
  • A Talent Management Program where we will grow and develop you into supervisor and managerial roles, if desired.
  • Internal opportunities at other locations within our company, since we believe in promoting from within.
  • A fun environment with company events and activities. We celebrate site anniversaries, years of service, professional appreciations, staff appreciation events and an annual Holiday party.

4) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – All Sites

Pro Vita is looking for strong, experienced casual, part-time, and full-time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with a passion for the elderly to join one of our teams to support our residents in various Long Term Care, Assisted Living and Mental Health Facilities around British Columbia.

If you are a kind, caring individual who enjoys connecting with and making a difference in the lives of elders – Apply Today: https://provita.ca/careers/current- openings/

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Responsibilities:
  • Observes, monitors, documents and updates information about resident’s physical and psychological condition, care, and nursing procedures.
  • Provides and assists with personal care to residents as required.
  • Supports emergency staff scheduling, as required.
  • Ensures adherence to Infection Control Practices and provides education as required for Outbreak and basic infection control practices.
  • Assesses resident health status including, but not limited to:
  • Differentiating between normal and abnormal physical findings
  • Recognizing deviations from mental health baseline, differentiating between dementia and delirium
  • Assesses and monitors resident’s actual and potential strengths and limitations including physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs.
  • Taking appropriate action such as consulting with the primary physician or making referral to the Mental Health Team.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Must Haves:
  • Graduation from a recognized Practical Nurses program or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience recognized by the BCCNP.
  • Maintains a Valid First Aid and CPR “A” Certificate.
  • Maintain Occupational First Aide Level 1 status (may be a Level 2 depending on site).
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Nice to Haves:
  • Gerontological experience preferred.
  • MDS education (Gold Care or Point Click Care).
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a complex care site is preferred.
What Pro Vita will offer you:
  • A competitive salary.
  • Paid vacation and sick entitlement, as we believe in employees’ well being.
  • A benefits package that includes Extended Health & Dental Care (Chiropractor, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, etc), Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program and Out of Country Emergency Care.
  • Educational opportunities where we will fund your education, if approved, to help advance your career with us.
  • A Talent Management Program where we will grow and develop you into supervisor and managerial roles, if desired.
  • Internal opportunities at other locations within our company, since we believe in promoting from within.
  • A fun environment with company events and activities. We celebrate site anniversaries, years of service, professional appreciations, staff appreciation events and an annual Holiday party.

5) Registered Nurse (RN) – All Sites (Location: Lower Mainland)

Pro Vita is looking for strong, experienced Full-time, Part-time, & Casual Registered Nurse (RN) with a passion for the elderly to join one of our teams to support our residents in various Long Term Care, Assisted Living and Mental Health Facilities around British Columbia.

Registered Nurse (RN) Responsibilities:
  • Observes, monitors, documents and updates information about resident’s physical and psychological condition, care, and nursing procedures.
  • Provides and assists with personal care to residents as required.
  • Works with Care Manager to ensure completion Inter-Rai MDS Assessments; including care plans.
  • Ensures Fall Safety programs are developed and followed by all facility staff.
  • Contributes to the development and modification of the individualized plan of care, by providing input into interdisciplinary care conferences, medication reviews and other meetings as required.

Assesses resident health status including, but not limited to:

  • Differentiating between normal and abnormal physical findingsRecognizing deviations from mental health baseline, differentiating between dementia and delirium
  • Assesses and monitors resident’s actual and potential strengths and limitations including physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs.
  • Taking appropriate action such as consulting with the primary physician or making referral to the Mental Health Team.
Registered Nurse (RN) Must Haves:
  • Graduation from a recognized Nursing program or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience recognized by the BCCNP.
  • Maintains a Valid First Aid and CPR “A” Certificate.
  • Maintain Occupational First Aide Level 1 status (may be a Level 2 depending on site).
Registered Nurse (RN) Nice to Haves:
  • Gerontological experience preferred.
  • MDS education (Gold Care or Point Click Care).
  • 4-5 years of health care is preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
What Pro Vita will offer you:
  • A competitive salary.
  • Paid vacation and sick entitlement, as we believe in employees’ well being.
  • A benefits package that includes Extended Health & Dental Care (Chiropractor, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, etc), Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program and Out of Country Emergency Care.
  • Educational opportunities where we will fund your education, if approved, to help advance your career with us.
  • A Talent Management Program where we will grow and develop you into supervisor and managerial roles, if desired.
  • Internal opportunities at other locations within our company, since we believe in promoting from within.
  • A fun environment with company events and activities. We celebrate site anniversaries, years of service, professional appreciations, staff appreciation events and an annual Holiday party.