Health Care Aide - Unit 32

Health Care Aide - Unit 32

15 May
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Alberta Health Services
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Red Deer

15 May

Alberta Health Services

Red Deer

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: PCU 32 Oncology
Primary Location: Red Deer Regional Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.70
Posting End Date:





24-MAY-2019
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 03-JUN-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 14
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $19.92
Maximum Salary: $24.21
Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:
Must meet one of the Alberta Health Services (AHS) Health Care Aide (HCA) competency requirements: Certified - certified as a Health Care Aide through a Government of Alberta licensed post-secondary institution using the Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum. Evidence required upon hire; or Substantially Equivalent - an educational background deemed equivalent as compared to the approved Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum. Evidence required upon hire; or Deemed Competent - assessed as competent by an Alberta regulated nurse, using the Provincial Competency Assessment Profile Tool. Evidence required upon hire; or candidate would be required to register for a HCA course from a Government of Alberta licensed post-secondary institution using the Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum within 155 hours or 6 weeks (whichever comes first), and successfully complete the course within 12 month timeline from date of hire.

Additional Required Qualifications:
Graduate from a recognized educational program. Must complete a pre-service manual during orientation and agree to enroll in an AHS recognized HCA certification program within 60 days of start date and complete within 18 months. Recent experience plus ability to communicate effectively with the client population being served. Able to perform duties that involve periods of physical activity such as standing, walking, bending, and lifting weights up to 25 kg. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Level C (as per unit requirements).

Preferred Qualifications:
As required.

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/9401803/health-care-aide-unit-32-red-deer/?utm_source=html

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