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LONG–TERM CARE ATTENDANT

Apply Now Job ID 1276578 Date posted 06/25/2019
Job title :LONG–TERM CARE ATTENDANT
Community :LILLOOET
Facility :MOUNTAIN VIEW LODGE
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Mountain View Lodge in Lillooet, BC is seeking casual Long-term Care Attendants to join their team! The ideal candidate has completed a health care assistant program, current registration with the BC Care Aide Registry, and a passion for providing patient-centered care.

Mountain View Lodge, is located and nestled in the valley of the Fraser River. Lillooet offers temperate weather and a small-town feel. Mountain View Lodge is attached to Lillooet District Hospital and is located on the main level. A pet-friendly and warm environment will greet the new clients to their home away from home. Mountain View Lodge embodies a patient-centred philosophy designed to support clients’ choices, help them to function at the highest level and provide the best quality of life possible.

Uniquely designed with 22 beds; all of our rooms are shared rooms for two except for one room designated for respite. Among the amenities at the Lodge, clients will find a spa room and a cozy dining room that is used daily for meals and is transformed for larger functions such as the Christmas family dinner. Meals are cooked on site and all three meals are dished up in the dining room. A TV lounge provides an alternate choice to clients’ own rooms. Doors from the dining room open up to a secure patio/outdoor space that the clients can enjoy for most of the year. Recreation therapy is offered on site with a broad range of activities. Rehab assistant services are also available. We encourage family and volunteer participation in all aspects of life at Mountain View Lodge. we want this to be the clients’ new home, we encourage them to individualize their room space with personal effects from home to be enjoyed by themselves and their families.

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 person, ensuring their physical, emotional and social needs are supported, while promoting maximum independence.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary to a maximum of 37.5 hours per week.

Typical duties include:
• Assist clients 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 clients on outings and during social activities
• Perform clerical duties and delegated tasks

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 clients 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 resume (or CV) please provide a copy of your health care aide certificate.
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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. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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