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Nursing - Health Care Aide
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ALB00191649 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Castor, a picturesque, lively community is located approximately 143 km east of the city of Red Deer. It was first developed to meet the needs of growing homesteaders and agriculture has continued to be an industry mainstay, along with a growing oil and gas industry. In the 1920's Castor residents began a tree planting program which helped lead to the beautiful tree lined streets you see today. Castor provides a wide assortment of recreational activities including golfing, swimming, camping, skating, skiing and more.

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: CZ CAS CHC Home Support
  • Primary Location: Castor Community Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.75
  • Posting End Date: 16-APR-2021
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp Part Time
  • Date Available: 26-APR-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 26-JUL-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 45
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $19.92
  • Maximum Salary: $24.21
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

Active directory status on the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory. Must provide a confirmation letter as proof of enrolment from the Directory at https://www.albertahcadirectory.com/health-care-aides/confirmation/. Nursing students currently enrolled in an approved Alberta nursing program who have successfully completed a minimum of 100 hours of practicum; and are either in their 1st year of practical nursing program; or 2nd year of baccalaureate nursing or psychiatric nursing program will be considered. Must attest to this compliance and provide proof of qualification.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Familiarity with using a PC, Internet, and Microsoft Office applications is an asset. Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team in a community setting to provide personal care and home support for clients as assigned by case coordinators. Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job. Good communication and observational skills is required. Reliable and responsible, to provide quality, and consistent care to home care clients. Good routine practices regarding infection control and per

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with using a PC, Internet, and Microsoft Office applications is 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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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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