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Urgently seeking HCA or Caregiver for our elderly parents in Downtown Vancouver
Vancouver, British Columbia
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Elder Care Job in Vancouver, British Columbia

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We are looking for Health Care Assistants or Caregivers to provide 24 hour assistance to our elderly parents based in downtown Vancouver near Stanley Park. We provide a flexible schedule. Shifts are 12 hours each. Our parents are in their 80’s. One has Parkinson’s and the other is recovering from bladder cancer and a prolonged hospitalization. Job Responsibilities: • Assist with activities of daily living, including bathing and personal hygiene, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring and getting to and from activities and meals. • Prepare and serve meals; Encourage them to eat a proper diet and take adequate and reports changes in eating habits. • Maintain daily record a timely manner; document medication distribution as applicable, leisure activities, incidents, and observations; report any changes in resident’s physical condition and/or behavior, and visitors; observes and reports the health and emotional condition of each resident; and promptly reports all changes. • Assist with medication as defined in medication procedure; assists or supervises residents who self-administer medication; follows physician orders to administer medications. • Maintain a clean, safe, and orderly environment; perform general housekeeping; and follows cleaning schedules for laundry, bedrooms, dining area, living space, bathrooms, kitchen, and other areas. • Follow proper procedures in emergency situations and responds promptly and positively to resident requests for assistance. Work Hours & Benefits: 12 hour shifts, schedule is flexible. PPE provided. Caregiver Qualifications/Skills: • Health promotion and maintenance • Creating a safe, effective environment • Bedside manner • Promoting mental health through conversation, companionship and mental stimulation • Transportation services • Pain management • Listening, analyzing information, and focusing on quality • Physical ability to reach with hands and arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and lift up to 50 lbs. while avoiding potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting client • Ability to prepare meals Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements: • High School Diploma or GED • HCA Certification an asset • Minimum 1 year(s) professional or personal experience supporting seniors

Availability

You can work:
Start ASAP
Schedule TBD
Live in
Live out
Full-time

Services Needed

Personal care
Nursing care
Post operative care
Home care
Your responsibilities will include:
Bathing
Bowel care
Administer medication
Housekeeping
Laundry
Meal preparation
Groceries
Errands

Required Qualifications

Background check
Drivers license
Close to transit
You can speak
English

Training

The minimum education level you have is:
Completed high school

Job Details

You can provide care:
In my home
Additional info:
Comfortable with family pets

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