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Job Details

Aide, Health Care

Employer

Origin Active Lifestyle Communities

Date Posted

August 01, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Canmore, AB
  • Earnings $21.39 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 31, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Origin Active Lifestyle Communities

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Work Setting

Home care and visiting care agency

Tasks

  • Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Supervise patients' exercise routines
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • Assist with the set-up and maintenance of traction equipment, cleaning or sterilizing equipment, maintaining and repairing equipment, and assembling, setting-up and operating job-related equipment
  • Transport patients between care facilities
  • Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
  • Answer call signals
  • Collect specimens
  • Prepare patients for surgery by washing, shaving and sterilizing operative areas

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Health Care Aide Certificate

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal Suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Long-term care insurance

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Aide, Health Care is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Nurse Aides, Orderlies and Patient Service Associates
SOCIAL

Interest in assisting hospital staff by carrying messages, reports, requisitions and specimens from one department to another; in providing comfort to patients by answering call signals, making beds and maintaining patients' rooms; in assisting patients with menu selection; and in setting-up and providing leisure activities for patients, and accompanying patients on outside recreational activities

METHODICAL

Interest in copying routine procedures to provide basic patient care, supervise patients' exercise routines, transport patients in wheelchairs and stretchers, and supply and empty bed pans; in maintaining inventory of supplies; in reporting or recording fluid intake or output; and in observing or monitoring patients' status and document patient care on charts

objective

Interest in operating medical equipment to take blood pressure, temperature and pulse; in collecting specimens such as urine, faeces and sputum; in administering suppositories, colonic irrigations and enemas; and in performing other procedures as directed by nursing and hospital staff; may perform maintenance tasks such as assist with the set-up and maintenance of traction equipment, clean or sterilize equipment, maintain and repair equipment and assemble, set-up and operate equipment

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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