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Long-term Care Attendant
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Competition #:01222430
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Hourly Wage:$23.93
Close Date:FEBRUARY 20, 2019*

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 Jackson House in Ashcroft!

Jackson House is located on the beautiful surroundings of Ashcroft, BC. Jackson House embodies a client-centred philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level and provide the best quality of life possible.

Attached to the Ashcroft Hospital and Community Health Centre, the building also houses the ER department, community services and medical offices. This facility is a two-storey building with penthouse, has 25 publicly subsidized beds and offers a variety of services in one location.

Most rooms are single occupancy, but can be converted to double occupancy if required. One room has four beds. Jackson House is located on the main floor. The hospital was built in 1972; Jackson House was established in 2004. All access and egress doors are magnetically locked with a keypad entry and exit system. We have an intrusion alarm, full fire sprinklers, and monitored fire alarm. An individual nurse call system is at all bedsides and washrooms. Vocera and a paging system are used throughout the entire building.

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 Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary to a maximum of 37.5 hours per week. We are particularly seeking local candidates that are available and looking for short call shifts at any time of day.

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

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!

• 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 CV (or resume) please upload a copy of your health care certificate.

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