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Long-term Care Attendant
Location:Kimberley
Facility:KIMBERLEY SPEC CARE HOME
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Competition #:01594826
Employee Type:RELIEF FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:KIMBERLEY SPEC CARE HOME
Department:KSH INTERMEDIATE CARE
Reports To:MANAGER/LONG-TERM CARE COORDINATOR (RCC)/TEAM LEAD
Hourly Wage:$25.83
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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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 the Kimberley Special Care Home!

The Kimberly Special Care Home is a Long-term Care site located in Kimberley, BC. The building is on one level with ground floor basement access. We have 51 private rooms and two double rooms, two dining rooms, three lounge areas, and two laundry rooms. Our client-centred philosophy is designed to support clients’ choices, help people function at their highest level and provide the best quality of life possible.

As the Long-term Care Attendant, 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 relief full time opportunity until the incumbent returns (expected July 2022) working rotating day, evening and night shifts.

We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career.


Typical duties include:
• Assist clients with personal care and activities of daily living
• Assist with client 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 client behavior and condition
• Accompany clients on outings and during social activities
• Perform clerical duties and delegated tasks

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.
 
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)

Please note:
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.

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