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Job Details

Health Care Aide

Employer

Wapiti Community Support Association

Date Posted

June 05, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 05, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Wapiti Community Support Association

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Work setting

Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • Accompany patients on outdoor recreational activities
  • Perform other duties related to patient care and comfort
  • Perform other duties related to personal care
  • Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

Health Care Aide Certificate

Area of work experience

University or college

Area of specialization

Public housing

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • 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
  • Patience

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

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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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