Health Care Aide Student (PV2569)

Job No: PV2569
Location: Agassiz

Do you want to be a Health Care Aide / HCA? Do you want your education paid for, while having the opportunity to work & make money? Then APPLY TODAY to join the HCAP Long Term Care Pro Vita Team at Glenwood Seniors Community!

Pro Vita is looking for determined & hard working individuals in Agassiz to sponsor into the Health Career Access Program (HCAP), a government initiative program for paid work & training to become a Health Care Aide. In this program you will be put through an expedited school process, while working part-time around your schooling as a Multi-Skilled Worker to gain hands on experience and have the opportunity to job shadow HCAs.  

Company Name: Pro Vita Care Management 
Job Title:  Health Care Aide Student in Health Career Access Program
Vacancies: 15
Location of Work: 1458 Glenwood Drive, Agassiz, V0M 1A3
Term of Employment: Full-time, with no exceptions as per Program requirements
Wage*:  $23.83 /hour

HCAP Requirements:

  • Completion of Grade 10, including English 10 or equivalent.
  • Passes and complies with Ministry of Justice Criminal record Check upon hire and every 5 years thereafter. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbal and written.
  • Physical ability to carry out duties & operate equipment as needed/required below.
  • Must be a permanent resident of BC & a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada.

Pro Vita Requirements:

  • Satisfactory proof of COVID-19 vaccinations (as per the PHO for all Long Term Care facilities).

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While in the program & obtaining education, Multi-Skilled Work is provided as follows: 

Multi-Skilled Worker Responsibilities:

Supports the site staff by completing basic non-care tasks such as, but not limited to:

  • Stripping and Remaking Beds
  • Removal of Laundry from Units to designated area
  • Delivery of Supplies and Laundry to Units
  • Enhanced cleaning of touch points, including but not limited to handrails, doors, handles, carts, light switches, countertops, tables, chairs
  • Emptying of Resident Room Garbage and Removal of Garbage from Units to Main Garbage Area
  • Delivery of Meal Carts to Floors or support of delivery of meals to resident rooms (if residents are on isolation)
  • Adheres to Infection Control Practices
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Multi-Skilled Worker Must Haves:

  • FoodSafe Level 1 (paid for through the HCAP)
  • WHMIS certification (paid for through the HCAP)

Upon completion of education through the program, individuals will begin to work as Health Care Aide, with guaranteed work through the 1 year service agreement with Pro Vita:

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.  


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