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Alberta Health Services Nursing Attendant (Ed Allow) Temporary in Valleyview, AB

Alberta Health Services

Branch Valleyview AB CA

Position:
Nursing Attendant (Ed Allow)
Location:
Valleyview, AB

Contributes to client centered care and inter-professional team delivery of care:. Provides personal care to clients according to established care plans:….

The Nursing Attendant provides personal care to clients under the direction of a Staff Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in accordance with established care plans, and provides encouragement and emotional support, ensuring the dignity of the client is maintained.

Responsibilities:
Provides personal care to clients according to established care plans:

  • Assisting in providing a clean, comfortable and safe environment for clients.
  • Planning daily routine, adapting care to meet client needs and preferences.
  • Making use of comfort measures within the scope of knowledge and experience.
  • Reporting changes in client condition/behavior to LPN, Staff Nurse and/or supervisor.
  • Suggesting changes, updates or revisions to care plans when appropriate.
  • Recognizing and reporting special physical, emotional or social needs of clients.
  • Assisting clients in sitting, walking, standing, dressing, bathing, positioning, lifting and transferring clients as necessary, according to care plan.
  • Assisting with client meals by distributing meals and feeding clients.
  • Transporting and/or accompanying clients as assigned.
  • Assisting nursing staff or therapy staff in preparation for and application of client treatments.

Monitors equipment and supplies:

  • Cleaning equipment and requisitioning maintenance when required.
  • Checking inventory and supplies, reporting shortages to supervisor, Staff Nurse or LPN.
  • Assisting with setting up supply carts for nursing care.
  • Assisting with setting up equipment for procedures as directed.

Performs other related duties as assigned, such as, but not limited to:

  • Maintaining a clean, tidy work area.
  • Participating in in-service education.
  • Laundering client clothing as/if necessary.
  • Attending and participating in team conference and other meetings as requested.

Contributes to client centered care and inter-professional team delivery of care:

  • Observing, recording and reporting required information on the client records as assigned by the Team.
  • Engaging in and participating in unit recreational activities to support the client and teamwork.

I n 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.

Qualifications:
Education and Experience:

  • Completion of a recognized Personal Support Aide course, or equivalent, from a recognized educational institution.
  • Completion of BCLS-HCP course.
  • Previous nursing attendant experience preferred.

Abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a nursing team.
  • Ability to understand and follow established policies and procedures.
  • Ability to relate to clients in a caring manner with respect and dignity.
  • Ability to safely accomplish lifts/transfers for clients of varying size, and varying degrees of immobility.
  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, reach, lift, and carry during a shift.

Personal Suitability:

  • Evidence of patience, tact, maturity, and confidentiality in dealing with clients and their families.
  • Evidence of excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

6 week rotation consisting of 7 shifts of 7.75 hours, 3 shifts of 7 hours, 8 shifts of 4 hours

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Valleyview, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-18
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