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LONG TERM CARE AIDE (PERMANENT PART TIME)
Location:Burns Lake
Facility:THE PINES
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Competition #:05405176
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.55 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:THE PINES
Reports To:PROGRAM MANAGER, HOME & COMMUNITY CARE LAKES
Hourly Wage:$23.93
Close Date:DECEMBER 11, 2018*
Comments:Must have current registration with the BC Health Care Worker Registry.

Position Summary

Within the context of a Gentle Care Model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Care Aide works under the functional direction of a Registered Nurse or LPN Team Leader in cooperation with interdisciplinary team members to assist in the delivery of client care. Following established care plans, provides personal care; bathes, grooms, dresses, assists with meals and oral hygiene and performs nursing care duties as applicable. Responds to call bells/alarms. Observes and monitors clients’ progress, symptoms and behavioral changes and reports significant observations. Utilizes mechanical aides such as specialty beds, wheelchairs and stretchers to transport clients and provides assistance with lifting and/or transferring of clients following established lifting/safety techniques. Maintains a clean and safe environment for clients and staff. Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications

- Grade 10 plus Graduation from a recognized Resident Care Attendant program, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
- Registered with the B.C. Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to deal with others effectively.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
- Ability to organize work.
- Ability to operate related equipment.

BURNS LAKE COMMUNITY
The village is located at the heart of the Lakes District, in the centre of the province, an area boasting 4,828 km/3,000 mi of lake shoreline. It's surrounded by nature, including some of BC's largest freshwater lakes, such as Babine Lake North of town. With its myriad of lakes and a half-dozen species of sport fish, the area offers anglers a multitude of choices and opportunities that are nearly endless. Burns Lake offers affordable housing and natural splendour that supports a balanced lifestyle.

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