The Health Care Aide (HCA) provides basic nursing care to patients/residents as directed, assists with activities of daily living, and performs other activities necessary to meet the personal needs of patients/residents. The HCA maintains and promotes patient/resident safety, comfort, privacy, dignity and independence, and performs duties to maintain an aesthetic environment. The HCA is responsible for the provision of care in accordance with established standards, and the Mission, Vision, Values, policies and procedures of Covenant Health.
Classification: Health Care Aide
Union: COV USWA
Department: Unit 5 West Seniors Care YH
Primary Location: Youville Home
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 22-NOV-2018
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 29-NOV-2018
Hours per Shift: 6.5
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 14
Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $19.91
Maximum Salary: $24.96
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Candidates must be credentialed as either: Certified, Substantially Equivalent, or Deemed Competent, as per Alberta Health's hiring standards for HCAs. Physically able to assist with all aspects of patient/resident care and transport, e.g. walking, standing, bending and lifting. Must be able to understand written and verbal directions in English.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a high stress, collaborative team environment. Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills.
Previous education and experience with Dementia Care preferred (greater than 2 years desired). Experience with chronic pain an asset.