WR-048 Health Care Aide – Home Care

WR-048 Health Care Aide – Home Care

15 May
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Alberta Health Services
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Olds

15 May

Alberta Health Services

Olds

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 OLDS CHC Home Support
Primary Location: Olds Comm Health
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.60
Posting End Date:





24-MAY-2019
Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
Date Available: 03-JUN-2019
Temporary End Date: 27-JAN-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 12
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $19.92
Maximum Salary: $24.21
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required

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:
As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:
At least 3 years of recent (within the last 5 years) experience in health care field with preference given to care for older or chronically ill clients in the community setting. Medication Assistance Certificate or experience providing medication assistance as per the medication assistance program. Ability to apply health and safety principles in delivering care. Effective and efficient in scheduling work activities with consideration for financial accountabilities.

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/9401933/wr-048-health-care-aide-home-care-olds/?utm_source=html

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