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Alberta Health Services Home Support Aide – Home Care Temporary in Sylvan Lake, AB

Alberta Health Services

Branch Sylvan Lake AB CA

Position:
Home Support Aide – Home Care
Location:
Sylvan Lake, AB

Driver’s License, Vehicle Required. Or candidate would be required to register for a HCA course from a Government of Alberta licensed post-secondary institution…

As a Health Care Aide (HCA) – Home Support Aide, 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: Home Support Aide (Ed Allow)
  • Union: AUPE AUX
  • Department: CZ SYVLK CHC Home Support
  • Primary Location: Sylvan Lake ComHlt/MentalHlth
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.58
  • Posting End Date: 07-AUG-2018
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 03-SEP-2018
  • Temporary End Date: 05-MAY-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 10
  • Shifts per cycle: 29
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $19.92
  • Maximum Salary: $24.95
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver’s License, Vehicle Required

Required Qualifications:

Must meet one of the Alberta Health Services (AHS) Health Care Aide (HCA) competency requirements: Certified – certified as a Health Care Aide through a Government of Alberta licensed post-secondary institution using the Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum. Evidence required upon hire; or Substantially Equivalent – an educational background deemed equivalent as compared to the approved Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum. Evidence required upon hire; or Deemed Competent – assessed as competent by an Alberta regulated nurse, using the Provincial Competency Assessment Profile Tool. Evidence required upon hire; or candidate would be required to register for a HCA course from a Government of Alberta licensed post-secondary institution using the Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum within 155 hours or 6 weeks (whichever comes first), and successfully complete the course within 12 month timeline from date of hire.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team in a community setting to provide personal care and home support for clients as assigned by case coordinators. Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job. Good communication and observational skills are required. Reliable and responsible to provide quality, consistent care to home care clients. Good routine practices regarding infection control and personal care. Knowledgeable to report changes in client care needs to a Registered Nurse.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with using a PC, Internet and Microsoft Office applications an asset. e-Documentation training. Bathing Competencies. Home Care experience. MAP.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Sylvan Lake, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-26
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