Long–Term Care Attendant

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Long–Term Care Attendant

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Author pmnationtalk
Date September 15, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Vernon, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :LONG–TERM CARE ATTENDANT
Community :VERNON
Facility :NORIC HOUSE EXTENDED CARE
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.66 FTE)

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 Noric House Extended Care!

Noric House, located in Vernon, 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 has 85 residential, single bed-accommodations with ceiling track lifts in all rooms. They are broken out into 4 communities of 19-22 residents each. There is also a large dining room for meals, fenced patios for resident use, and a recreation therapist on site with a monthly calendar of activities including seasonal outings such as picnics, boat trips, drives, music, and both small and large group programs.

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, LTCAs 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 individuals 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 individuals on outings and during social activities
• Perform clerical duties and delegated tasks

This is a temporary opportunity (0.66 FTE) until the incumbent returns. Shifts are rotating days and evenings with shift times of 06:30 to 11:30, and 06:30 to 14:30, with the potential option to pick up additional shifts on your days off. The successful applicant that remains in this line for over 6 months will also qualify for employer paid health benefits including MSP coverage, extended health and dental coverage.

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 residents 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.

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 certificate.*

• 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.

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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