Long–Term Care Attendant – Penticton, B.c.

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Long–Term Care Attendant – Penticton, B.c.

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Author pmnationtalk
Date September 6, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Penticton, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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 Job title :LONG–TERM CARE ATTENDANT – PENTICTON, B.C.
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :TRINITY CARE CENTRE
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.82 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 Trinity Care Centre in Penticton, B.C.!

Trinity Care Centre (TCC) opened in 1983 and is a long-term care site with 75 beds. Two of these beds are respite beds. There is also a Drop-In program 7 days a week (for those clients living in the community), along with a community bathing program (Monday to Friday). TCC has 7 rooms with adjoining doors so that we can easily accommodate couples. We are pet friendly and we have resident birds, fish, and cats. All exit doors are secure (and some in-house doors) with swipe cards that are used by staff to access locked doors. The wander guard system is in place. A call bell system has also been upgraded (2012) so staff and clients can communicate to the nurses station while in the clients’ room. The emphasis at TCC 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.

This is a Temporary Part Time (0.82TE) position working a day, evening and nights rotation with shift times of 15:00 to 21:40, 07:00 to 15:00, 23:15 to 07:15, 15:00 to 23:00, 14:00 to 22:00 This position will continue until the incumbent returns and will qualify for employer paid health and welfare benefits if it extends beyond 6 months.

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

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

Education, Training and Experience:
• 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.*

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.

• 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.

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