Health Care Aide - Community Health

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Nursing - Health Care Aide
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ALB00116038 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

The Home Support Aide function as members of multidisciplinary care teams providing healthcare services for clients / residents / families in their home environments. Duties include: assisting clients with activities of daily living, personal care, and health care procedures as delegated by a health care professional. Consort is a vibrant, rural community, with friendly people and a lower cost of living than major centres. Located approximately 300km east of Edmonton and Calgary, this village of approximately 720 residents is located in east-central Alberta, just 60km away from the Saskatchewan border. It is primarily a farming and ranching community, with a very active oil and gas industry as well. It's a great place to raise a family, with amenities available that include a local Kindergarten to Grade 12 School, Adult Learning Centre, and Public Library, with a variety of arts and cultural clubs and activities. Also known as the "Village of Opportunity," Consort has plenty of trails nearby to enjoy your favorite outdoor activity, while the Consort Sportex provides space for hockey, family skating, swimming lessons, 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 CONT CHC Home Support
  • Primary Location: Consort Comm/Mental Hlth Ctr
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 07-AUG-2020
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 17-AUG-2020
  • Hours per Shift: Varies
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $19.92
  • Maximum Salary: $24.21
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
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:

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 personal care. Knowledgeable to report changes in client care needs to Registered Nurse.

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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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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