Health Care Aide

Wetaskiwin, Alberta, ca
Company: Alberta Health Services
Category: Healthcare
Published on 2021-04-28 04:54:14

Your Opportunity:

This position is based out of Sedgewick Home Care. Sedgewick is located approximately 186km southeast of Edmonton, Alberta.

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: Sedgewick Home Support
  • Primary Location: Sedgewick Community Health Ctr
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Hours per Shift: Varies
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: Other
  • 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:

    Effective communication skills will be required as you will be communication with all the Home Care team members and the clients that we support.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    The successful candidate will be expected to display the ability to work independently and as a team member. Computer skills will be an asset.

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