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Long-Term Care Jobs

Imagine making a difference in the lives of clients who are no longer able to care for themselves or by a relative in their own home and who need 24-hour professional care and supervision. Your role as a long-term care nurse will give you an opportunity to become part of a team that cares for the “whole” person in an extended care facility.


You have the opportunity to provide direct client care in a supportive, team environment. From dispensing medications, assisting with meals, engaging the clients in the daily activities planned for them and providing emotional support, you can make a difference in the quality of the residents’ lives. Think of the rewards of providing care in a home away from home setting that emphasizes a holistic approach to an individual. As a health care giver, you can make a difference.

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Meet Our Team

Diana is an internationally trained physiotherapist originally from Bulgaria. She has been with VCH since 2008 and is happy to be a part of the VCH family! “At VCH, I’ve met the most inspiring clinicians and I’ve been lucky to have very supportive supervisors who guided me with my research and ideas for improving clinical practice.”

She works in the North Shore Community and her typical day involves visiting clients and performing anything from physiotherapy assessments to practicing exercises in the gym. She describes her days as “no dull moments.” She works with a variety of clients, personalities, and family members to ensure the best care and resources are provided.

“I enjoy the versatility of clients and their needs – it requires constant thinking, creativity, and promotes continuous learning,” shares Diana.


Rowena Mendoza, a registered nurse who joined Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) in 2006 and currently works at Purdy Pavilion located on the beautiful grounds of the UBC campus in Vancouver.

Rowena speaks very highly of her team and says she feels well supported executing her nursing roles. With such a big passion for her residents, she says “I really enjoy working in long term care and being surrounded with the elderly population. It feels like I am meeting new friends when traveling – I get to know them, hear their stories and have a ‘tour’ of their life!”

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