Long-term Care Attendant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 9, 2019
Type Part Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $24.83 - Per Hour
Location Creston, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Long-term Care Attendant

Competition #: 01312556
Employee Type: RELIEF PART TIME (0.86 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: HEU
Facility: SWAN VALLEY LODGE
Department: SVL MULTILEVEL CARE
Reports To: MANAGER/LONG-TERM CARE COORDINATOR (RCC)/TEAM LEAD
Hourly Wage: $24.83
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
Do you pride yourself on your positive attitude and adaptability? Are you dedicated to delivering patient-centered care? Then we want you to come join our team at Swan Valley Lodge in Creston!

Swan Valley Lodge is a 90 bed facility including a maximum of 6 respite/convalescent beds and a 23 bed secured dementia unit. Our client-centred philosophy is designed to support clients’ choices, help people function at their highest level and provide the best quality of life possible.

As the Long-term Care Attendant (LTCA) you will work as an integral part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team, who provide care and support in a long-term care setting. Working under the direction of RN’s and LPN’s, LTCA’s have key responsibilities in the individual care plan for each client, ensuring their physical, emotional and social needs are supported, while promoting maximum independence.

This is a relief part-time opportunity that will continue until the incumbent returns. Shifts of work are rotating days and evenings with shift times of 06:30 to 13:30 and 14:30 to 21:30.

Typical duties include:
• Assist client’s with personal care and activities of daily living
• Assist with mobility, transfers and related equipment
• Perform nursing procedures such as taking temperature, pulse and respiration
• Housekeeping activities relating to maintaining a safe and healthy environment
• Observe and report changes in behavior and condition
• Accompany clients on outings and during social activities
• Perform clerical duties and delegated tasks

Many new employees start out in casual or temporary positions before being successful on a permanent position and having a long and rewarding career with Interior Health. This is your opportunity to join a great team who really cares about their clients and their community. Apply today!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces.

Qualifications
• Grade 10
• Graduation from a recognized Nursing Assistant / Health Care Aide Program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Registration with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker registry (please include your active number)

*Along with a copy of your CV (or resume) please upload a copy of your health care certificate.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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