Under supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Nursing Attendant – Operating Room performs activities related to Patient Care in the operating room, to ensure the smooth running of the Unit.
As a Nursing Attendant, you are an unregulated health care provider working within a team to provide basic health care support services to patients (clients, residents) that require short-term assistance or ongoing support. This may include assisting clients to complete activities of daily living and providing comfort and indirect services including preparing required equipment and assisting with patient positioning to support the overall provision of care in their assigned area. 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. This position is currently under review for alignment to the Health Care Aide classification, and may be reclassified pending the outcome of the review.
(PLC)PCU 21 SURGICAL SUITE
Peter Lougheed Centre
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- 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.
Demonstrated ability to lift and hold > 25 kg. Demonstrated ability to move heavy equipment. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Recent Operating Room or Trauma related experience an asset. Basic computer skills are an asset.