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Kamloops - British Columbia (BC),


Job Description:

Community :KAMLOOPS
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

Ponderosa Lodge in Kamloops, 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.

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.

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!

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

  • Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

  • 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.

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