Health Care Aide
Alberta Health Services
Wainwright, AB
Your Opportunity:
As a member of our Nursing care team, the Health Care Aide will demonstrate genuine interest and respect for our clients and utilize your knowledge, skills, and abilities to competently provide direct client care. Client care may include assisting clients with activities of daily living, treatments and treatment plan, and other Nursing team related activities. The Health Care Aide responsibilities include providing basic Nursing care to residents as an unregulated worker under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in accordance with resident care plans, policies, and procedures. Assists in providing a clean and safe environment. Monitors resident progress and reports relevant information to the Registered Nurse in a timely manner. Monitors and participates in care plan implementation as directed. Following demonstration of competence. Responsible for providing restricted activities deemed appropriate by the organization based on the resident on the condition and under the supervision of the LPN or Registered Nurse. Responsible for maintaining accurate, concise documentation that meets organizational legislative, and legal requirements. Able to perform duties that involve periods of physical activity such as standing, walking, bending, and lifting weights up to 25 kg.

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: Wainwright HC Aux LTC Nursing
Primary Location: Wainwright Health Centre
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.00
Posting End Date: 22-JUL-2019
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 01-AUG-2019
Hours per Shift: 5.00, 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: 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:
As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Recent experience is an asset, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with the client population being served.