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Nursing - Health Care Aide
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00126857 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Discover adventure, natural beauty, and warm friendly neighbors in Northern Alberta. The hamlet of Radway is located approximately 42 km northeast of Fort Saskatchewan and is a 40 minute drive to northeast Edmonton. Radway is a short distance from Redwater (20 km) which offers all the amenities of a modern town to its population of 2,100 residents with the surrounding area totaling approximately 8,000 people. Embrace small-town living in a safe, friendly, and welcoming community. Residents enjoy a range of recreational activities, including golf, an outdoor swimming pool, and the sand hills natural area for a great ATV ride! If the indoors are more for you, Redwater has a multi-use recreational facility that will meet all your needs! If you welcome a different pace of life and look for the chance to use the full scope of your clinical practice, Radway could be the place for you.

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: Radway CCC Aux LTC Nurs
  • Primary Location: Radway Cont Care Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 20-JAN-2020
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 30-JAN-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75, 6.5
  • Length of Shift in weeks: varies
  • Shifts per cycle: varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: Other
  • 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:

Recent experience (within the last year) working as a HCA in a Long Term Care setting is preferred. Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to changing and fluctuating priorities and workloads. Excellent communication skills, a compassionate and caring attitude, ability to meet the demands of a changing environment, and attention to detail are required. Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills are required. Demonstrated ability to be an excellent team player is required. Ability to meet the physical demands of the job such as standing, walking, stooping, reaching, lifting, and carrying during the shift. An excellent attendance record, reliability and personal suitability must be demonstrated through employment references.

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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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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