Health Care Aide
EmployerExcel Resource Society
Date PostedNovember 17, 2022
Location Edmonton, AB
Earnings $16.80 hourly
Work Hours 12 to 40 hours per week
Position Permanent Part Time
Vacancies 6  Vacancies
Closing Date Dec 01, 2022
Excel Resource Society
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
Work in employer's/client's home
- Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
- Bathe, dress and groom patients
- Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort
- Administer medications
Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses
- First Aid Certificate
- CPR Certificate
- Health Care Aide Certificate
Security and safety
Criminal record check
Work conditions and physical capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Work under pressure
- Repetitive tasks
- Physically demanding
- Manual dexterity
- Attention to detail
- Ability to distinguish between colours
- Sound discrimination
- Standing for extended periods
- Combination of sitting, standing, walking
- Bending, crouching, kneeling
- Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
- Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
- Client focus
- Efficient interpersonal skills
- Excellent oral communication
- Interpersonal awareness
- Team player
7 months to less than 1 year
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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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