Long–Term Care Attendant – Princeton, B.C.

Long–Term Care Attendant – Princeton, B.C.

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Author pmnationtalk
Date September 15, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Princeton, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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 Job title :LONG–TERM CARE ATTENDANT – PRINCETON, B.C.
Community :PRINCETON
Facility :RIDGEWOOD LODGE
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME

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 Ridgeview Lodge in Princeton!

Ridgewood Lodge is a long-term care home offering 24 hour nursing care using the neighbourhood model. Currently we have 37 residents and work hard to promote wellness, implement creative approaches to care and service, deal honourably with our employees, and serve as a contributing member of our community.

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.

This is a Relief Full Time opportunity that is expected to go until January 2023 or until the return of incumbent. This is an evening position working on rotating days of the week with a shift time of 15:00 to 23:00.

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 behavior and condition
• Accompany residents 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.

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)

*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

Please Note: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

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