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Health Care Aide - Home Care

Your Opportunity:

Spirit River is a thriving community located in beautiful northern Alberta. If you enjoy the small town feeling or affordable acreage living that is 40 minutes from the city of Grande Prairie, this could be the opportunity for you. With a population of over 1,000 and serving approximately 10,000 people from the surrounding areas, that boasts a bustling economy of agriculture, construction, oil and gas. Spirit River offers great education and recreational opportunities include an aquatic centre, fitness centre, curling, and skating rinks as well as hiking, skiing, horseback riding, and ATVing. Rural Northern Alberta is beautiful, peaceful, and provides a great backdrop for a fulfilling career and clean living, with access to rolling hills and the magnificent Peace River with provincial and municipal parks and lakes. If you like, the feeling of making a difference in the lives of families in your community then Spirit River could be the place for you. In 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.

Description:

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:
  • Home Support21
  • Primary Location:
  • Spirit River Community Health
  • Multi-Site:
  • Not Applicable
  • FTE:
  • 0.00
  • Posting End Date:
  • 03-MAR-2021
  • Employee Class:
  • Casual/Relief
  • Date Available:
  • 13-MAR-2021
  • Hours per Shift:
  • 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks:
  • Varies
  • Shifts per cycle:
  • Varies
  • Shift Pattern:
  • Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off:
  • Other
  • Minimum Salary:
  • $19.92
  • Maximum Salary:
  • $24.21
  • Vehicle Requirement:
  • Not Applicable

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:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.

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Requirements

Level of education

undetermined

Diploma

In progress

Work experience (years)

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Written languages

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Spoken languages

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