Northern Health

British Columbia
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Nursing Care Aide (Casual)

Mar 17, 2017
Fort St. James, British Columbia
Entry Level

Position Summary

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Patient Care Aide works under the functional direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse and in cooperation with interdisciplinary team members to assist in the delivery of client care. Following established care plans provides personal care; bathes, grooms, dresses, assists with meals and oral hygiene and provides assistance in the delivery of nursing care; vital signs, documents on patient's chart and responds to call bells/alarms. Observes and monitors clients' progress, symptoms and behavioural changes and reports significant observations. Utilizes established lifting /safety techniques and uses appropriate equipment to assist patients with positioning, activation and transportation. Understands the importance of and maintains a clean and safe environment for clients and staff. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Grade 10, plus graduation from a recognized Nursing Assistant Program (Resident Care Attendant Program) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


Fort St. James is located on the Southeast shore of Stuart Lake. The total population, including the municipality itself, rural areas and First Nation reserves, is 4,757 people who benefit from an established forest industry and a growing tourism industry. The town is also a scenic gateway to a 300 km network of lakes and rivers.