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Nursing - Health Care Aide
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00116786 Requisition #
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The Health Care Aide provides patient care services as an unregulated worker under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The Health Care Aide works as a member of the interdisciplinary team, in a continuing care / long term care setting. The type of supervision (direct or indirect) will depend on the complexity of the tasks or procedure being assigned, the stability of the resident and the skill level of the worker performing it. The Health Care Aide participates in the delivery of quality individualized, client-centred care, based on assessed unmet needs of the resident. Responsibilities include providing direct care to assist in the activities of daily living, comfort and safety of the resident and providing indirect services to support the overall provision of care in their assigned area.

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: Coaldale HC LTC Aux LTC Nurs
  • Primary Location: Coaldale Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 20-SEP-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 30-SEP-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 5
  • Shifts per cycle: 25
  • 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:

Recognized HCA certification or equivalent. Current certification in BCLS – HCP(CPR). Supportive Pathways program completion. Computer knowledge and ability. Physical capability of performing all aspects of the role. Excellent written and interpersonal skills required. Teamwork and problem solving skills essential. Motivated and able to work independently with little supervision. Required & available to work all shifts (days, evenings, nights & weekends).

Preferred Qualifications:

One-year current experience in Geriatric care giving 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 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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