Long–Term Care AttendantApply Now Job ID 1568279 Date posted 07/17/2021
Facility :DR. HELMCKEN MEM HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.59 FTE)
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 Forest View Place.
Forest View Place, located in Clearwater, embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible.
This facility has 19 permanent long-term care beds and two beds for palliative and respite clients. Rooms are private with beautiful views of the gardens and surrounding forest. A spacious dining room and activity area look out over a large covered ground deck at the entrance of the garden. All areas are wheelchair accessible. A recreation coordinator is on site to facilitate an at home environment.
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.
This is a temporary opportunity (0.59 FTE) until the incumbent returns. Shifts are rotating evenings and nights with shift times of 15:00 to 22:00, 15:00 to 23:00, and 23:00 to 07:00. The successful applicant that remains in this line for over 6 months will also qualify for employer paid health benefits including MSP coverage, extended health and dental coverage
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 behavior and condition
• Accompany residents on outings and during social activities
• Perform clerical duties and delegated tasks
At Forest View Place we have a low number of residents to LTCAs so you will have the opportunity to really get to know your residents and enjoy your time with them. Your input regarding resident care is valued and appreciated as well as your contributions as part of the team!
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.
• 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.
• 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.
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships.