Long-term Care Attendant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 24, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $24.83 - Per Hour
Location Grand Forks, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Long-term Care Attendant

Competition #: 01358846
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: HEU
Facility: HARDY VIEW LODGE
Department: BCC ADULT DAY SERVICE
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 amazing team at Hardy View Lodge!

Hardy View Lodge (HVL), located in Grand Forks at Boundary Hospital, embodies a patient-centered philosophy designed to support patients’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible.

This facility is an 80 bed facility with five cottage style units. 60 beds are all individual with showers in the bathroom area. The 20 bed unit has two semi private rooms and the remaining 16 rooms are private.

The emphasis at HVL is on teamwork and cooperation with supportive coworkers and a great group of clients and families!

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.

Typical duties include:
• Assist clients 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

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary to a maximum of 37.5 hours per week. Shifts could be on days, evenings or nights as needed including shifts times of: 06:30 to 15:00, 15:00 to 23:30, and 23:30 to 06:30.

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.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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 cover letter and resume, please upload a copy of your care aide certificate.

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

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