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Health Care Aide HCA

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Bonnyville, AB
Cold Lake, AB
Saint Paul, AB
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Health Care

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The Health Care Aid performs task under the general supervision of the Manager and direct supervision by Licensed Practical Nurse. The HCA will work as a member of the interdisciplinary team in assisting patients to meet their personal care needs. The HCA will also perform tasks as assigned by the  Manager/designate. 

Responsibilities include: assisting patients with activities of daily living (including but not limited to toileting, bathing, lifting, transferring, feeding and ambulating); managing of difficult behaviors’ to facilitate patient comfort, patient safety and general well being; and assist in maintaining a clean, safe and organized environment on the unit. 

Qualifications:

- Completion of Grade 10 required.

- Completion of a Health Care Aide certificate or recognized equivalent required.

- Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (Level C) required.

- Medication Administration Certificate 

- Physically able to assist with all aspects of patient care and transport (e.g. walking, standing, bending and lifting).

- Must be able to understand written and verbal directions in English.


Posted: July 21, 2017
Closes:September 19, 2017