Long–Term Care Attendant

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Long–Term Care Attendant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 14, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Trail, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :LONG–TERM CARE ATTENDANT
Community :TRAIL
Facility :COLUMBIA VIEW LODGE
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.73 FTE)
Position Summary

Columbia View Lodge in Trail, BC 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.

Columbia View Lodge (CVL) opened in 1977 and is currently a Long-term Care Site with 76 beds. There are four units, one is a secure unit for special care residents and the other three have a mixed population. Six of these beds are short stay beds (community palliative, respite, convalescent). There is also an Adult Day program 6 days a week (for those clients living in the community), along with a community bathing program (Monday to Friday). There is a kitchen that prepares meals and housekeepers that clean the building for the residents. Personal laundry is washed in-house while bedding and towels go to a regional location to be cleaned.

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

This is a temporary part time (0.73 FTE) opportunity working rotating evening and night shifts (15:00 to 23:00, 23:00 to 07:00).

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!

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

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 resume (or CV) please provide a copy of your health care aide certificate.

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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