Health Care Aide
Date PostedJune 10, 2021
Location Calgary, AB
Earnings $17.46 to $21.04 hourly (to be negotiated)
Work Hours 15 to 37.5 hours per week
Position Casual Part Time Leading to Full Time
Vacancies 5  Vacancies
Closing Date Jun 24, 2021
Other trades certificate or diploma
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- First Aid Certificate
- CPR Certificate
- Health Care Aide Certificate
Experience an asset
- Serve meal trays and feed patients
- Make beds and maintain patients' rooms
- Supply and empty bed pans
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Nursing home/home for the aged
- Administer suppositories, colonic irrigations and enemas
- Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
- Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
- Supervise patients' exercise routines
- Collect specimens
- Bathe, dress and groom patients
- Answer call signals
- Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
- Administer first aid in emergency situations
- Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort
Security and Safety
- Immunization records
- Tuberculosis test
- Criminal record check
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Work under pressure
- Physically demanding
- Attention to detail
Work Location Information
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Client focus
- Interpersonal awareness
How to Apply
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.
Jun 24, 2021
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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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