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Nursing - Health Care Aides
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ALB00419866 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

This position is a (FTE) position at Vegreville Care Centre where you can be employed as an HCA while completing your HCA certification from a post-secondary college. Site consists of 5 cottages, 4 non-secure and 1 secured unit. 12 Residents in each cottage. HCAs are considered multiskilled at our site. Throughout the program, you will receive support, training, and mentorship from fellow HCAs and a professional team of nurses. The training program takes approximately 12 months to complete. The costs of tuition and training are covered by AHS. To be accepted into the program, you will need to commit to some criteria, including working in this position for 24 months at the time of hire. Once you, secure employment as an HCA, you may qualify for this training program! For additional information about this program please visit: Health Care Aide | Alberta Health Services. The Health Care Aide participates in the delivery of quality patient care by assisting with basic personal care and hygiene, lifting and transferring of patients, patient nutrition and feeding patients as necessary, changing linens, gathering equipment, restocking supplies, and portering patients and supplies as necessary. Vegreville, located 102 km east of Edmonton has a population of 6,000 and offers a complete range of services; has a friendly small-town atmosphere and is an attractive place to raise a family. Vegreville is an active community with excellent amenities for all ages and lifestyles. https://www.vegreville.com/p/play.

Description:

As a Health Care Aide (HCA), 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
  • Unit and Program: Long Term Care
  • Primary Location: Vegreville Care Centre
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.47
  • Posting End Date: 12-AUG-2024
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 22-AUG-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 5.75, 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 10
  • Shifts per cycle: 26
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $20.78
  • Maximum Salary: $25.26
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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:

As required.

Preferred Qualifications:

As required.

Please note:

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

Security Screening:

A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with 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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