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Job Details

Health Care Aide

Employer

Green Acres Foundation

Date Posted

September 19, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Coaldale, AB
  • Earnings $21.89 hourly
  • Work Hours 15 to 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Casual Part Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 03, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Green Acres Foundation

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Tasks

  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
  • Answer call signals
  • Provide personal care
  • Administer medications

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

Health Care Aide Certificate

Security and safety

Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Walking

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

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

Experience

Experience an asset

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Financial benefits

As per collective agreement

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Wellness program

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 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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Abilities

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Physical Abilities

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Manual Dexterity

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