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 Deni House in Williams Lake, BC!

Deni House provides excellent long-term care in a home-like environment overlooking the City of Williams Lake in the heart of the Cariboo. We are located adjacent to Cariboo Memorial Hospital. The name “Deni House” was chosen for its significance to the Cariboo. Deni is the Chilcotin word meaning “People” or “All the People.” The word “House” was chosen due to historical significance from the days of the Cariboo Gold Rush and the way stations along the gold rush trail used as places of refuge and rest for weary people. Deni House means “A House for Our People.” Deni House is home to 19 permanent clients and includes 9 short-stay beds offering respite, convalescent and palliative care.

Deni House provides excellent long-term care in a home-like environment overlooking the City of Williams Lake in the heart of the Cariboo. We are located adjacent to Cariboo Memorial Hospital. The name “Deni House” was chosen for its significance to the Cariboo. Deni is the Chilcotin word meaning “People” or “All the People.” The word “House” was chosen due to historical significance from the days of the Cariboo Gold Rush and the way stations along the gold rush trail used as places of refuge and rest for weary people. Deni House means “A House for Our People.” Deni House is home to 19 permanent clients and includes 9 short-stay beds offering respite, convalescent and palliative care.

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 Relief Part Time (0.40 FTE) position until the return of the incumbent, working rotating evenings with shift times of 16:30 to 20:30.

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 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.

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 #:

01819725

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.40 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

DENI HOUSE

Location:

Williams Lake

Department:

DEN LONG TERM CARE

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$26.93

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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