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Nursing - Health Care Aide
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00114771 Requisition #
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Hanna is located 199 km from Red Deer, with a population of 2,673. The town offers its residents a friendly, safe and small town lifestyle. Hanna residents benefit from a wide variety of amenities within the town, such as the Aquatic Centre for swimming, Centennial Place for fitness and other activities, and two lakes within 15 kilometers of the town where residents can waterski or enjoy the sandy beaches. There is also the Agri-Sports Complex where residents can skate, play hockey or curl. The Hanna Health Centre is comprised of a 24-hour Emergency Department, a 17-bed Acute Care ward and a 61 bed Long Term Care facility. The Hanna health care team more than just believe in the AHS values, they live them every day, while providing excellent health care to the rural community.

Description:

As a Health Care Aide (HCA) - Nursing Attendant, you are responsible for providing personal assistance, supporting activities of daily living and providing comfort and support services to patients (clients, residents) who require short-term assistance or ongoing support. You will work closely with patients, families, and caregivers spanning the continuum of care in home, community or health care facilities. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.

  • Classification: Health Care Aide
  • Union: AUPE AUX
  • Department: Hanna HCNH LTC Nursing
  • Primary Location: Hanna Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 26-AUG-2019
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 05-SEP-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 5-7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $19.92
  • Maximum Salary: $24.21
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

- As a condition of employment at AHS, you must be enrolled in the Government of Alberta-Health Care Aide Directory and provide evidence of your enrollment at time of hire and annually thereafter. For more information on the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory, please visit: www.albertahcadirectory.com. - In addition, you must meet one of the following Alberta Health Services (AHS) Health Care Aide (HCA) competency requirement and provide evidence at time of hire: a) Certified - certified as a Health Care Aide through a Government of Alberta licensed post-secondary institution using the Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum; or b) Substantially Equivalent - an educational background deemed equivalent as compared to the approved Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum; or c) Deemed Competent - assessed as competent by an Alberta regulated nurse, using the Provincial Competency Assessment Profile Tool.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Actively integrates Patient and Family Centered Care principles into practice. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to work collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary team. Demonstrates critical thinking, conflict resolution and problem solving skills. Excellent time management and prioritization skills. Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the values of AHS - compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and safety. Experience in Geriatric Nursing an asset.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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We’re passionate about what we do.  Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff and physicians who promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across Alberta. 


Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.


We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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