Aide, Health Care
Date PostedSeptember 09, 2022
Location Hythe, AB
Earnings $21.47 hourly
Work Hours 40 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 5  Vacancies
Closing Date Oct 18, 2022
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Nursing home/home for the aged
- Supply and empty bed pans
- Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
- Serve meal trays and feed patients
- Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
- Deliver messages, reports, requisitions and specimens between departments
- Make beds and maintain patients' rooms
- Supervise patients' exercise routines
- Bathe, dress and groom patients
- Transport patients between care facilities
- Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
- Answer call signals
- Collect specimens
- Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort
Work conditions and physical capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Repetitive tasks
- Physically demanding
- Manual dexterity
- Attention to detail
- Client focus
- Team player
Experience an asset
- Dental plan
- Health care plan
Long term benefits
Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
- Free parking available
- Wellness program
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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
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
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
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