Health Care Aide – Alberta Health Services – Cochrane, AB

Health Care Aide – Alberta Health Services – Cochrane, AB.

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 Aide
  • Union: AUPE AUX
  • Department: (COM)COCHRANE HOME HEALTH AIDE
  • Primary Location: Cochrane Community Health Ctr
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 14-SEP-2020
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 24-SEP-2020
  • Hours per Shift: Varies
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $19.92
  • Maximum Salary: $24.21
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver’s License, Vehicle Required

Required Qualifications:

– As a condition of employment at AHS, you must be enrolled in the Government of Alberta-Health Care Aide Directory and provide evidence of your enrollment at time of hire and annually thereafter. For more information on the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory, please visit: www.albertahcadirectory.com. – In addition, you must meet one of the following Alberta Health Services (AHS) Health Care Aide (HCA) competency requirement and provide evidence at time of hire: a) Certified – certified as a Health Care Aide through a Government of Alberta licensed post-secondary institution using the Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum; or b) Substantially Equivalent – an educational background deemed equivalent as compared to the approved Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum; or c) Deemed Competent – assessed as competent by an Alberta regulated nurse, using the Provincial Competency Assessment Profile Tool.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Two years minimum HCA experience with a variety of different ages and populations (including palliative). Ability to work independently and take direction from an HCA supervisor.

Preferred Qualifications:

Rural Home Care experience.



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