Health Care Aide

Health Care Aide

06 Jan
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Alberta Health Services
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Stettler

06 Jan

Alberta Health Services

Stettler

Your Opportunity:

This is a temporary position until Sept 13, 2022 or until the incumbent returns. If you are a Health Care Aide who likes small town living and working with the elderly, then this position in Stettler might be just what you’re looking for! As an HCA and member of our nursing care team, you will demonstrate genuine interest and respect for our residents and utilize your knowledge, skills, and abilities to competently provide direct resident centered care. Stettler Long Term Care is a 50 bed unit where you will work within a multidisciplinary team environment, caring for residents with diverse medical needs. As an HCA and member of our nursing care team,





you will demonstrate genuine interest and respect for our residents and utilize your knowledge, skills, and abilities to competently provide direct resident centered care. This environment is suitable for candidates who have a strong interest and skills in providing care to the elderly residents, including those diagnosed with Alzheimer disease or other dementia. Stettler is located in the “Heart of Alberta”, just 179km southeast of Edmonton and 101km east of Red Deer. It serves as a regional hub with a main trading area involving over 11, 000 people. The town has a wide assortment of community facilities including an elementary/junior high school, a composite high school, a library, twin arenas, an aquatic centre, a performing arts theatre, and much more. The area also has a few golf courses and is close to Buffalo Lake. This position qualifies for the Canada Student Loan Forgiveness Program, which reimburses $4,000 per year (up to a maximum of 5 years) for working in the rural setting.



Description:

As a Health Care Aide (HCA), 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: Stettler HCC Aux LTC Nursing

Primary Location: Stettler Hosp and Care Ctr

Multi-Site: Not Applicable

FTE: 0.70

Posting End Date: 17-JAN-2022

Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits

Date Available: 27-JAN-2022

Temporary End Date: 13-SEP-2022

Hours per Shift: 7.75

Length of Shift in weeks: 4

Shifts per cycle: 14

Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends

Days Off: As Per Rotation

Minimum Salary: $19.92

Maximum Salary: $24.21

Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable



Required Qualifications:

Active directory status on the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory. Must provide a confirmation letter as proof of enrolment from the Directory at https://www.albertahcadirectory.com/health-care-aides/confirmation/. Nursing students currently enrolled in an approved Alberta nursing program who have successfully completed a minimum of 100 hours of practicum; and are either in their 1st year of practical nursing program; or 2nd year of baccalaureate nursing or psychiatric nursing program will be considered. Must attest to this compliance and provide proof of qualification.



Additional Required Qualifications:

Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) or Designated Supportive Living (DSL) services and by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC/DSL site for the remainder of the pandemic. Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if, as the successful candidate in this position, you will be restricted to work at only one LTC/DLS site in Alberta.



Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.