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 AUPE AUX
Department: Seniors Care Unit KHC
Primary Location: Killam Health Centre
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 25-FEB-2019
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 18-MAR-2019
Hours per Shift: 4,5,7.75, 11.08
Length of Shift in weeks: 8
Shifts per cycle: 12,3,1
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $19.92
Maximum Salary: $24.21
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:
Experience with working with persons with dementia and the elderly is essential. It is necessary to have the HCA certificate upon hire.