Long–Term Care Attendant

Long–Term Care Attendant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 11, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :LONG–TERM CARE ATTENDANT
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :DAVID LLOYD JONES HOME
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.88 FTE)
Position Summary

David Lloyd Jones Home is seeking a Long-term Care Attendant to join their team! The ideal candidate has completed a health care assistant program, current registration with the BC Care Aide Registry, and a passion for providing patient-centered care.

David Lloyd Jones Home, located in Kelowna, embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. This facility is one-storey with 61 permanent and 3 respite long-term care beds.

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 resident, ensuring their physical, emotional and social needs are supported, while promoting maximum independence.

Typical duties include:

  • Assist 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 resident behavior and condition
  • Accompany clients on outings and during social activities
  • Perform clerical duties and delegated tasks

This is a relief part time (0.88 FTE) opportunity that will continue until April 6, 2021, or until the incumbent returns. Shifts of work are days and evenings with shift times of 06:30 to 14:30, and 14:30 to 21:30.

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 [email protected] 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 current resume or CV, please provide a copy of your care aide certificate as well.*

This posting is for a position at a facility covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s Single Site Order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order.

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