Health Care Aide - SMH

Full Time
Lethbridge, AB
Posted Today
Job description

Description: 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. This position is covered by the terms and conditions of the AUPE Auxiliary Nursing Collective Agreement.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. This position is covered by the terms and conditions of the AUPE Auxiliary Nursing Collective Agreement.

  • Classification: Health Care Aide - SMH
  • Union: COV AUPE AUX
  • Unit and Program: Dementia Care SMHC
  • Primary Location: St. Michael's Health Centre
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.70
  • Posting End Date: 08-DEC-2022
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 18-DEC-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 5.0, 7.0, 7.5
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 5
  • Shifts per cycle: 19
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $20.37
  • Maximum Salary: $24.76
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Required Qualifications: Active status on the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory. Students currently enrolled in an approved Alberta nursing program who have successfully completed: 1) a continuing care or medicine unit placement, and 2) either Year 1 of a practical nursing program; or Year 2 of a baccalaureate nursing or psychiatric nursing program, and 3) knowledge and experience with medication assistance; will be considered. Candidates who are In Progress on the Directory may be considered. Candidates will be required to provide proof of Active enrolment on the Directory. 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:

Required to spend considerable time standing, walking and in close supportive contact with patients. Required to bend, pull, lift, perform variable movements, change position (assume awkward positions), transfer and/or lift adults and transport equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience working in a supportive living setting preferred. Excellent spoken and written communication skills. Ability to diplomatically address patient/family concerns. Evidence of continuous learning.

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