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ADVANCED CARE ATTENDANT
Location:Kamloops
Facility:ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
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Competition #:00995595
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Reports To:MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$25.30
Close Date:AUGUST 18, 2017*
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Position Summary

Do you pride yourself on your positive attitude and strong work ethics? Are you dedicated to delivering patient-centered care? Then we want you to come join our team at Royal Inland Hospital!

As the Advanced Care Attendance you will assist nursing staff by conducting initial and secondary assessments to prioritize treatment, monitor patient care needs, and perform a variety of psychomotor skills (such as intravenous starts) as per clinical competencies and in accordance with Interior Health policies and procedures. You will also prepare and escort patients to the appropriate treatment/diagnostic areas and assist in other departments of the facility as assigned.

This is a casual opportunity meaning hours are not guaranteed and may vary between 0 and 37.5 hrs per week. (Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual on-call positions and lead to regular employment.)

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!

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience
• Graduate of an accredited program in direct patient care including eligibility for licensure in applicable professional registering body and one (1) year experience within a health care or ambulance services environment including experience related to emergency procedures and protocols; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Preference given to paramedics licensed in British Columbia at the Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) level.
• Valid C level CPR certificate.
• Current valid BC Driver’s License.

Competencies:
Leadership Competencies:
• Leading People: acting with integrity and trust; building a team environment; communicate clearly; fostering potential.
• Leading Change: striving for personal mastery; leading with Vision; inspiring and engaging; promoting innovation.
• Partnering: focusing on customers; engaging stakeholders.
• Accountable for practice and utilization of resources.

Professional/Technical Competencies:
• Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and problem solve.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally.
• Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively, including the ability to both lead and participate as a member of a team.
• Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a highly dynamic environment.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
• Ability to operate related equipment including relevant computer applications.

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