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Long-term Care Attendant

Long-term Care Attendant

Competition #: 01432829
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: HEU
Facility: CENTRAL OKANAGAN HOSPICE
Department: COH HOSPICE CARE
Reports To: MANAGER/LONG-TERM CARE COORDINATOR/TEAM LEADER
Hourly Wage: $25.33
Close Date: AUGUST 27, 2020*
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Position Summary
The Central Okanagan Hospice house is seeking several 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.The goal of Palliative Care is to improve the comfort and quality of life of patients and their families facing advanced disease, when a cure is no longer possible. The Central Okanagan Hospice Palliative Care Program’s aim is to relieve physical symptoms as well as support you and your family emotionally and spiritually.

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. Shifts will be either on days or evenings (07:00 to 15:00 or 15:00 to 23:00).

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!

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 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 [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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.*

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

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