Living in a small town that’s close to a big city offers the best of all worlds. The Town of Redwater is situated in beautiful northern Alberta, 1 hour north of Edmonton. For residents who enjoy a busy lifestyle, we offer outdoor recreational opportunities including golf, an outdoor swimming pool, and the sand hills natural area for a great ATV ride! If the indoors is more for you, we have a multi-use recreational facility that will meet all your needs! 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.
Health Care Aide
Redwater HC Aux LTC Nurs
Redwater Health Centre
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Additional Required Qualifications:
- As a condition of employment at AHS, you must be enrolled in the Government of Alberta-Health Care Aide Directory and provide evidence of your enrollment at time of hire and annually thereafter. For more information on the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory, please visit: www.albertahcadirectory.com. - In addition, you must meet one of the following Alberta Health Services (AHS) Health Care Aide (HCA) competency requirement and provide evidence at time of hire: a) Certified - certified as a Health Care Aide through a Government of Alberta licensed post-secondary institution using the Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum; or b) Substantially Equivalent - an educational background deemed equivalent as compared to the approved Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum; or c) Deemed Competent - assessed as competent by an Alberta regulated nurse, using the Provincial Competency Assessment Profile Tool.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to changing and fluctuating priorities and workloads. Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills. Must be able to identify own learning needs and seek guidance where knowledge deficits occur. Ability to meet the physical demands of the job. Ability to work shift work. Demonstrated excellent organization and patient care skills required along with the ability to communicate findings in a concise and accurate manner.