Préposé(e) aux soins en résidence / Resident Care Aide (RCA)

25 juillet, 2019
Yellowknife, Canada
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Reporting to the Care Supervisor, the Resident Care Aide (RCA) is primarily responsible for ensuring all resident care requirements are carried out and met in a safe, timely and effective manner within the parameters of AVENS – A Community for Seniors policies and procedures, legislated requirements, and accreditation and professional standards of care.

Education and Experience Requirements
Qualified applicants must have graduated from the Personal Support Worker (PSW) program at Aurora College or another recognized and accredited educational institution. The successful incumbent must have completed 159-110 - Pharmacology for Personal Support Workers (or its equivalent), and be qualified to administer medication. Equivalencies may be considered. A satisfactory criminal records check is required and must be maintained.
Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered.

Pay and Benefits
SALARY: $67,038 – $76,024 per annum, plus a $2,089 annual Northern Travel Allowance
PENSION PLAN: 8% Employer matched defined contribution (DC) pension plan (if FT, indeterminate)
GROUP BENEFITS: dental, extended health care and vision, life insurance, accidental death & disability insurance, long term disability insurance and dependent life insurance (if FT, indeterminate)
VACATION: 3 paid weeks/fiscal year to start (Collective Agreement governs how term vacation is allotted and administered)
SICK LEAVE: 3 paid weeks/fiscal year
OTHER BENEFITS: free energized parking, a subsidized meal plan, access to full financial funding for continuing professional development and conferences, the gratifying feeling of knowing you are making the difference in the daily lives of seniors.

Please bring your updated Resume and Covering Letter to Reception, or email

No late applications will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by Wednesday July 31, 2019.

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