Health Care Aide
Alberta Health Services
Edmonton, AB
Your Opportunity:
This is a 35 bed specialized geriatrics unit that supports the care for the medically fragile, elderly population with multiple co-morbidities. The successful incumbent will be required to support the ADLs of this population which includes the ability to perform patient transfers (either independently or with the use of mechanical aids).

Description:
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 3D Geriatric Assmt & Rehab
Primary Location: Glenrose Rehabilitation Hsp
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.60
Posting End Date: 21-OCT-2019
Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
Date Available: 31-OCT-2019
Temporary End Date: 25-OCT-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 20
Shifts per cycle: 60
Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $19.92
Maximum Salary: $24.21
Vehicle Requirement: N/A

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.
Additional Required Qualifications:
1-2 years of acute care experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
1-2 years of inpatient rehabilitation care experience.