K-755 Health Care Aide

K-755 Health Care Aide

09 Sep
Alberta Health Services

09 Sep

Alberta Health Services


Your Opportunity:

Breton Long Term Care is a 23 bed unit located in a rural setting where the Health Care Aide - Long Term Care will provide patient care services as an unregulated worker under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), within an inter-disciplinary team environment to provide client and family centered care. This environment is suitable for candidates who have a strong interest and skills in providing care to the elderly client, including those diagnosed with Alzheimer Disease or other dementias. Breton is a progressive community in central Alberta, located 48 km east of Drayton Valley or 100 km southwest of Edmonton.

Breton is surrounded by lakes and woods and is home to the Coyote Lake Nature Sanctuary, which supports 154 bird species, 22 mammal species and 266 plant species including a number of rare and uncommon orchids. The sanctuary is open to the public for daytime visits and self-guided hikes. Several organized sports programs are available including baseball, soccer, a dance studio and gymkhana club and the town is building a beautiful new Community Centre. There’s always something to do in Breton, whether it’s visiting with friends and family, taking a walk on the paved walkways, or playing a round of golf at one of the two golf courses. Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) or Designated Supportive Living (DSL) services and by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC/DSL site for the remainder of the pandemic. Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if, as the successful candidate in this position, you will be restricted to work at only one LTC/DLS site in Alberta.


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: Breton HC Aux LTC Nursing

Primary Location: Breton Health Centre

Multi-Site: Not Applicable

FTE: 0.00

Posting End Date: 20-SEP-2021

Employee Class: Casual/Relief

Date Available: 30-SEP-2021

Hours per Shift: 7.75

Length of Shift in weeks: Varies

Shifts per cycle: Varies

Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends

Days Off: Other

Minimum Salary: $19.92

Maximum Salary: $24.21

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:

Previous experience as a Health Care Aide preferred. Preference will be given to an HCA who has dementia experience and/or training.

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