Health Care Aide

Alberta Health Services - Cold Lake, AB (30+ days ago)

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Your Opportunity:
Can you envision yourself living and thriving in a city that has the feel and benefits of small town? Cold Lake could be your new home! An exciting opportunity exists for a Health Care Aide. This Health Care Aide - Home Care position is suitable for an individual who has a passion for providing patient- and family-centered care. Cold Lake is located on Alberta’s seventh largest lake, offering both indoor and outdoor recreational activities which are bound to keep you busy during any season! We are a populous city of over 20,000 and home to Canada’s busiest fighter base, 4 Wing Air Force Base. We boast multiple busy industries including tourism, oil and gas and agriculture.

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
Department: NZ CDL CHC Home Support
Primary Location: Cold Lake Community Health Srv
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.00
Posting End Date: 05-JUN-2020
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 15-JUN-2020
Hours per Shift: Varies
Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
Shifts per cycle: Varies
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Days Off: Other
Minimum Salary: $19.92
Maximum Salary: $24.21
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required

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: - 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:
Current Healthcare Provider BLS with Heart and Stroke required. Class 5 Driver's License (non GDL) or obtain a non GDL license within 3 months of start date is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
As Required.