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LONG-TERM CARE ATTENDANT
Location:Nakusp
Facility:ARROW LAKES HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01197716
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:ARROW LAKES HOSPITAL
Department:ALH EXTENDED CARE
Reports To:MANAGER/LONG-TERM CARE COORDINATOR/TEAM LEADER
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:As of April 1, 2019, the hourly wage for this position is $24.83

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 the dedicated team at Minto House!

Minto House, located in Arrow Lakes Hospital, Nakusp, embodies a patient-centered philosophy designed to support individuals’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. This facility is one storey with 14 beds and a private bathroom in each room.

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 Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary to a maximum of 37.5 hours per week. Shifts could be on days, evenings or nights as needed.

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

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 certificate*

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT