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Long term Care Assistant - No. of Positions: 30

The employer is a leading provider of seniors living communities. Their goal is to support seniors of all ages and abilities in their efforts to live their best life possible. They provide the full range of housing and service options, including life leases, independent living, assisted living, and long-term care programs.

Position is based in Courtenay, B.C on Vancouver Island. Wage- CAD$23.50 hourly

Job Duties :

  • Porting of residents to dining room and/ or back to their room and preparing dining tables.
  • Plating of meals, including trays for residents staying in their room.
  • Completes inventory and stocking/restocking supplies.
  • Assists with daily residents’ temperature checks, blood pressure and pulse along with making beds.
  • Answer call signals: answer phone in courteous manner, records and distributes all messages accurately.
  • Responds to call bells during busy hours, engaging the support of the Care team as needed.
  • Carry messages, reports, requisitions, and specimens between departments and performs administrative tasks as required.
  • Assisting with cleaning including disinfecting tubs, removing linen laundry, restocking supplies as needed.
  • Completes basic maintenance as required (i.e., changes light bulbs, etc.), following the maintenance policy.
  • Other duties as required/assigned by management and companionship to residents.
  • Reports changes in functional capacity, mood or health status to the Community Manager or designate.
  • Assisting with the set-up and maintenance of traction equipment, cleaning or sterilizing equipment, maintaining, and repairing equipment, and assembling, setting-up and operating job-related equipment.
  • May transport patients between care facilities and capable of weighing, lifting, turning, and positioning patients.

Education: Degree/Diploma in Nursing OR Care Aide Diploma.

Experience :

  • Minimum 2 years work experience.
  • IELTS Score of minimum 5 in each module, we prefer a score of 6 in each module.
  • Preference will be given to those candidates who have worked with or currently working with seniors’ citizens and/or people with special needs example handicap/dementia.

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