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: RA-Coronary Intensive Car-EDM
Primary Location: Royal Alexandra Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 27-DEC-2018
Temporary Employee Class: Temp Part Time
Date Available: 06-JAN-2019
Temporary End Date: 14-JUN-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 14
Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $19.92
Maximum Salary: $24.21
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
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:
Completion of a recognized Personal Care Aide Course (or equivalent), Medical Terminology Course and CPR. (BCLS-HCP) required.
One (1) year recent related experience, computer and familiarity with a hospital setting are assets. Preference will be given to applicants with at least one year of recent experience within the Medicine or Surgery Programs.