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Job Details

Health Care Aide

Employer

The Good Samaritan Society

Date Posted

June 05, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $22.07 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 05, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

The Good Samaritan Society

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work setting

Nursing home/home for the aged

Tasks

  • Supply and empty bed pans
  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Make beds and maintain patients' rooms
  • Supervise patients' exercise routines
  • Maintain inventory of supplies
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • Transport patients between care facilities
  • Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
  • Prepare patients for surgery by washing, shaving and sterilizing operative areas
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Walking

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year


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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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