Long-term Care Attendant

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 Polson Extended Care Facility in Vernon, BC!

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.

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

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from zero to 37.5 hours per week. We are particularly seeking candidates with good availability for short call work at this time and open to working night shift as well as days and evenings. We currently have several casual opportunities available.

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.

Site profile: Polson, located in Vernon, embodies a resident-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 located adjacent to the Vernon Jubilee hospital and has 97 long-term care beds.

This is your opportunity to join a great team who really cares about their residents and their community. Apply today!

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

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.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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 internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01770913

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

POLSON

Location:

Vernon

Department:

POLSON DIRECT CARE

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$25.83

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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