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Health Care Aide - Home Care

Alberta Health Services


LOCATION
Edmonton, Alberta
POSTED
05/06/2021

Your Opportunity:

Spirit River is a thriving community located in beautiful northern Alberta. If you enjoy the small town feeling or affordable acreage living that is 40 minutes from the city of Grande Prairie, this could be the opportunity for you. With a population of over 1,000 and serving approximately 10,000 people from the surrounding areas that boasts a bustling economy of agriculture, construction, oil and gas. Spirit River offers great education and recreational opportunities include an aquatic centre, fitness centre, curling, and skating rinks as well as hiking, skiing, horseback riding, and ATVing. Rural Northern Alberta is beautiful, peaceful, and provides a great backdrop for a fulfilling career and clean living, with access to rolling hills and the magnificent Peace River with provincial and municipal parks and lakes. If you like the feeling of making a difference in the lives of families in your community then Spirit River could be the place for you.In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

Description:

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: Home Support21
  • Primary Location: Spirit River Community Health
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.50
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
  • Required Qualifications:

    Active directory status on the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory. Must provide a confirmation letter as proof of enrolment from the Directory at https://www.albertahcadirectory.com/health-care-aides/confirmation/. Nursing students currently enrolled in an approved Alberta nursing program who have successfully completed a minimum of 100 hours of practicum; and are either in their 1st year of practical nursing program; or 2nd year of baccalaureate nursing or psychiatric nursing program will be considered. Must attest to this compliance and provide proof of qualification.

    Additional Required Qualifications:

    As required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    As required.