Health Care Aide - (RWU290)

Health Care Aide - (RWU290)

09 Sep
Alberta Health Services
Grande Prairie

09 Sep

Alberta Health Services

Grande Prairie

Your Opportunity:

Home Care Health Care Aides provide service to Home Care clients in lodges in Grande Prairie & Clairmont & clients homes, throughout our region. This position is currently (subject to change as required) in a lodge in Grande Prairie. If you enjoy working autonomously within a supportive team, this job may be for you. You must be comfortable driving in any weather/road conditions. Experience in seniors’ health is an asset. You must be a certified Health Care Aide. Candidate must be registered with the Alberta Health Care Aide directory. Candidate must be willing to change assignment as needed to service facility and community clients.

You must be flexible and willing to visit clients both in clients’ homes and lodge setting. You must be able to work with limited supervision. You will be working under the supervision of a Personal Support Coordinator (PSC) and under the management of a Team Lead. You will work independently in the community as well as within a team at lodges. If working at a lodge on nights, you will be the sole HCA at the site. We are looking for a candidate who has a positive approach both with clients and peers. You must be willing to work Days/evenings/nights/weekends/stats and both short and long shifts. You must have available; for work purposes, at all times a reliable vehicle with business insurance.


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


Department: NZ GDPR CHC Home Support

Primary Location: Grande Prairie Virene Building

Multi-Site: Not Applicable

FTE: 0.70

Posting End Date: 20-SEP-2021

Employee Class: Regular Part Time

Date Available: 04-OCT-2021

Hours per Shift: 7.75

Length of Shift in weeks: 2

Shifts per cycle: 7

Shift Pattern: Evenings

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 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:

Current CPR, reliable vehicle for work purposes and acceptable drivers abstract. At least 1 years’ experience dealing with all entire age spectrum including seniors.

Preferred Qualifications:

Supportive Pathways/P.I.E.C.E.S course Palliative Care course/experience NVCI course It’s Your Move course Medication Assistance Program (MAP) Foot care course/experience

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