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Aide, Health Care

Employer

1383223 Alberta Ltd

Date Posted

June 02, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $17.00 to $19.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 208 hours per month
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 02, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

1383223 Alberta Ltd

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work setting

  • Home care and visiting care agency
  • Urban area

Tasks

  • Accompany patients on outdoor recreational activities
  • Perform other duties related to patient care and comfort
  • Perform other duties related to personal care
  • Supply and empty bed pans
  • Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Make beds and maintain patients' rooms
  • Supervise patients' exercise routines
  • Administer suppositories, colonic irrigations and enemas
  • Maintain inventory of supplies
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • Answer call signals to determine patients' needs
  • Collect specimens
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Health Care Aide Certificate

Area of work experience

Health

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Immunization records
  • Vulnerable sector check
  • Tuberculosis test
  • Adult Abuse Registry check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Walking

Weight handling

Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years


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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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