Job Position: Health Care Aide
Company: Alberta Health Services
Location: Wetaskiwin, AB
Health Care Aide Job Details:
Wetaskiwin has an exciting opportunity for an HCA position on their acute care units! Wetaskiwin is a large rural hospital and you will have the opportunity to work on all four acute care units. The acute care units range from 18 to 25 beds with the prospect of working both surgical and medical. As an HCA you will provide a variety of services to patients, families, communities and populations, while taking necessary steps to ensure their safety and well-being. In your role, you will utilize critical thinking, problem solving and decision making. You will provide safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS. Wetaskiwin is located 70 km south of Edmonton in the heart of Central Alberta. The city name comes from the Cree word which means “the hills where peace was made”. You can take a self-guided tour through the historic downtown and read about the peace cairn that commemorates sixty years of peace between the Blackfoot and the Cree. Wetaskiwin has an extensive trail system that leads you around the entire city with a direct connection to By-the-Lake Park. Year-round markets provide citizens and visitors with fresh fruit, produce and many different home made items. The Manluk Centre offers swim lessons, fitness programs and Aquatic Leadership courses, as well as party facilities. There’s always something to do in Wetaskiwin!
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
- Unit and Program: Unit 43 – Acute Care
- Primary Location: Wetaskiwin Hospital & Care Ctr
- Location Details: As Per Location
- Multi-Site: Not Applicable
- FTE: 0.70
- Posting End Date: 29-JAN-2024
- Employee Class: Regular Part Time
- Date Available: 08-FEB-2024
- Hours per Shift: 7.75
- Length of Shift in weeks: 12
- Shifts per cycle: 42
- Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
- Days Off: As Per Rotation
- Minimum Salary: $20.78
- Maximum Salary: $25.26
- Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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:
1-year HCA experience required. Current BLS. Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in Acute Care.
All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.
A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.
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We’re passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across Alberta.
Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.
We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.