OverviewHome Support Aide (Ed Allow) in Cold Lake, AB
Alberta Health Services
Branch Cold Lake AB CA
Home Support Aide (Ed Allow)
Cold Lake, AB
of quality individualized, client-centred care, based on assessed unmet needs of the patient/client. Responsibilities include providing direct care to assist in…
Under direct or indirect supervision of a regulated health care professional, the Home Support Aide works as a member of the interdisciplinary team, in various community and/or facility settings. The type of supervision (direct or indirect) will depend on the complexity of the tasks or procedure being assigned, the stability of the patient/client and the skill level of the worker performing it.
The Home Support Aide participates in the delivery of quality individualized, client-centred care, based on assessed unmet needs of the patient/client. Responsibilities include providing direct care to assist in the activities of daily living, comfort and safety of the patient/client and providing indirect services to support the overall provision of care in their assigned area.
This position required frequent physical demands include standing, walking, bending, lifting and hand movements, ability to stand for long periods, and be capable of lifting 25-50 pounds on a regular basis. May be required to work a variety of shifts and shift patterns.
The Home support aid must demonstrate effective communication skills by using good listening, respectful tone of voice, respectful body language, and by communicating information both verbally and in writing with patient/clients, families, visitors and team members.
The incumbent must have the ability to work independently or as a member of an interdisciplinary team and to request and accept direction as required. Demonstrate strong task specific organizational skills. Strong observation skills. An ability to provide behavioral, emotional and physical support to patients/client conveying respect and dignity for the patients/client. Knowledge of computer applications an asset.
Must be a graduate from a provincially recognized educational program for Health Care Aides.
Must successfully complete a provincially recognized educational program for Health Care Aides within 18 months of starting employment.
Previous experience with providing personal care is desired.
Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Cold Lake, AB, CA
Posted on: 2014-09-13