This position supports the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care unit. The incumbent participates in the delivery of quality patient care by performing services necessary for the physical and emotional well-being and comfort of the patient. The Unit Manager supervises the position and the Charge Nurse and other team members provide general direction for specified duties.
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
UAH Pediatric CICU Stollery
Stollery Childrens Hospital
Posting End Date:
Regular Full Time
Hours per Shift:
Length of Shift in weeks:
Shifts per cycle:
Days, Nights, Weekends
As Per Rotation
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.
Current acute care Pediatric experience or 2 years current experience in an acute care environment. Strong family-centered care philosophy required. Successful completion of transport orientation required.
Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills an asset.