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Job Details

Health Care Aide

Employer

SafeCare

Date Posted

January 11, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $17.00 to $24.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 4 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jan 25, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

SafeCare

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • Health Aide
  • Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
  • Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies, Other

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

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

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Make beds and maintain patients' rooms
  • Maintain inventory of supplies
  • Supply and empty bed pans
  • 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

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

Home care and visiting care agency

Specific Skills

  • Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
  • Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
  • Supervise patients' exercise routines
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • 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

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Immunization records
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Sound discrimination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Personal Suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

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.

Advertised Until

Jan 25, 2022

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Health Care Aide 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 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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Abilities

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