Learn more about British Columbia's new provincial initiative for Internationally Educated Nurses!

Health Care Assistant

Patient Care Assistant, Care Aide, Resident Care Aide and Community Health Care Worker (HCA)

Health Care Assistants are most effective when they have the following skills and characteristics:

• ability to deal with others effectively
• highly organized and resourceful
• ability to operate related equipment
• ability to organize work
• patient, kind, and compassionate
• physically fit
• the ability to lift up to 20 kilograms is required in some clinical settings
• a clean record, no prior criminal background.

Internationally Educated Nurses – find more information on becoming a Health Care Assistant in BC here.

View the full job description (PDF, 362.40KB) to find out more about this career, including education and training requirements, salary range, and benefits.

Full Job Description