Northern Health

British Columbia

Nursing Assistant

Vanderhoof, British Columbia
Entry Level, Early Career

Position Summary

Under the direction of and in conjunction with the Recreation Therapist is responsible for implementing and evaluation a comprehensive, client centered program schedule which contributes to the knowledge, health, wellness and enjoyment of Day Centre clients. The Adult Day Center (ADC) Nursing Assistant will supervise volunteers, students and work placement candidates. Will participate in the care planning, admission and discharge processes and the monitoring and documentation of client progress. These duties will be carried out according to established policies and procedures.


  • Grade 10 plus graduation from a recognized Long Term Care Aide program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid Class 4 B.C. Driver’s License.


  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.


Nestled in the Nechako Valley, on the banks of the Nechako River, Vanderhoof is the geographical center of British Columbia. The Vanderhoof Bird Sanctuary, along the route of the Pacific Flyway is considered a mecca for bird watchers. The major industries include forestry and agriculture. Vanderhoof offers affordable housing and natural splendour that supports a balanced lifestyle. Local activities include golfing, skiing, horseback riding, curling, skating, bowling, tennis, fishing, boating, canoeing, water-skiing, hunting and camping. There are seven elementary schools, one secondary school and several private schools, as well as opportunities for continuing adult education.

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