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Long-term Care Attendant
Location:Kelowna
Facility:BROOKHAVEN EXTENDED CARE
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Competition #:01441511
Employee Type:RELIEF FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:BROOKHAVEN EXTENDED CARE
Department:BKN LTC UNIT B
Reports To:MANAGER/LONG-TERM CARE COORDINATOR/TEAM LEADER
Hourly Wage:$25.33
Close Date:SEPTEMBER 30, 2020*
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Position Summary

The Brookhaven Care Centre is seeking a Long-term Care Attendant to join their team! The ideal candidates have completed a health care assistant program, current registration with the BC Care Aide Registry, and a passion for providing patient-centered care.

Brookhaven is a single story multi-level personal care facility built in 1995 in West Kelowna. Sumac Unit has 39 complex care beds (19 of these are private rooms) and 1 respite (also private). Residents have access to a secure courtyard, and share access to a second courtyard with Spartan Unit; this courtyard features a lovely water feature called a “pondless fountain.” Spartan unit has 44 complex care beds, 24 of these are private rooms, 4 of which have bariatric capacity and Spartan residents have their own secure enclosed courtyard besides the one they share with Sumac residents. Both units of 84 residents share a common dining room. McIntosh unit (CBDU) is a specialized psychogeriatric secure environment with 20 beds (all private). CBDU (Chronic Behaviour Disorder Unit) features flexible care and routines, and the residents have access to their own secure enclosed courtyard and dining area.

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.

We currently have a temporary Full Time opportunity on the team: a rotating day/evening shift position (shifts are 07:00 to 15:00 or 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 resident 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.

• 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 AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca 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.
 
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)

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