Health Care Aide - Drumheller

Company: Alberta Health Services
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Location: Drumheller, Canadá

Your Opportunity:Drumheller Health Centre, Continuing Care Unit, is an 88 bed unit located in a rural setting. As a Health Care Aide, you are a member of our nursing care team, you will demonstrate genuine interest and respect for our clients and utilize your knowledge, skills, and abilities to competently provide direct client centered care. This position is suitable for candidates who have a strong interest and skills in providing care to the elderly resident, including those diagnosed with Alzheimer disease or other dementias. Within the long term care interdisciplinary team, the Health Care Aide (HCA) is responsible for providing personal care and assisting with activities of daily living within the resident’s care plan. Residents are assisted to maximize their optimum level of independence. You will provide emotional support by being a good listener, being supportive, being friendly and sincere, and interacting in a positive and optimistic manner. You will perform health care duties within your scope of practice as outlined on the resident’s care plan. Drumheller is located 135 km from Calgary and 160 km from Red Deer, with a population of 8,029 and is located in the valley of the Alberta Badlands. Drumheller residents benefit from a wide variety of recreational facilities and amenities within the town, such as the Aquaplex for swimming, the Memorial Arena for skating and the Badlands Community Facility for fitness and library resources. Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) or Designated Supportive Living (DSL) services and by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC/DSL site for the remainder of the pandemic.
Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if, as the successful candidate in this position, you will be restricted to work at only one LTC/DLS site in Alberta.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 AideUnion: AUPE AUXDepartment: Drumheller HC Aux LTC NursPrimary Location: Drumheller Health CentreMulti-Site: Not ApplicableFTE: 0.68Posting End Date: 01-FEB-2021Temporary Employee Class: Temp Part TimeDate Available: 25-JAN-2021Temporary End Date: 31-MAY-2021Hours per Shift: 7.75, 6Length of Shift in weeks: 10Shifts per cycle: 39Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, WeekendsDays Off: As Per RotationMinimum Salary: $19.92Maximum Salary: $24.21Vehicle Requirement: Not ApplicableRequired Qualifications: Must provide a confirmation letter with an Active directory status as proof of enrolment on the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory. For more information, please visit Required Qualifications: As Required.Preferred Qualifications: Experience in Geriatric Nursing an asset. Experience working with seniors and dementia preferred. Supportive Pathways or any dementia related courses. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.

Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable

Minimal experience: No experience

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