Overview

Alberta Health Services Home Support Aide Part Time in Devon, AB

Alberta Health Services

Branch Devon AB CA

Position:
Home Support Aide
Location:
Devon, 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: PC-Devon HC Home Nursing-EDM
  • Primary Location: Devon General Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.70
  • Posting End Date: 01-JUN-2018
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 11-JUN-2018
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 42
  • 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:

The Ability to apply Health and Safety principles in delivering care to clients in the community, to work effectively and cooperatively with others and to set priorities by organizing and scheduling work-related activities is essential. The successful candidate will work independently in clients’ homes, which could include single family dwellings, condominiums, and/or walk-up apartments. Therefore, the successful candidate must be able to work in different settings and environments (home environments and weather conditions), as well as be able to lift and carrying medical bags, which weigh approximately 25-30 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in the health care field and work with older or chronically ill individuals is desirable. A Medication Assistance Certificate or prior experience in Medication Assistance is preferred.

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Devon, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-23
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