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Job Details

Personal Care Provider - Medical

Posted on Dec 08, 2020 by YVONNE & ROBERT BLAIR

  • Location Penhold, AB
  • Earnings $17.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 04, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

YVONNE & ROBERT BLAIR

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certificate
  • Tracheostomy care training

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties

Work Setting

Optional accommodation available at no charge on a live-in basis. Note: This is NOT a condition of employment

Specific Skills

  • Administer suppositories, colonic irrigations and enemas
  • Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
  • Supervise patients' exercise routines
  • Provide personal care
  • Provide companionship
  • Plan therapeutic diets and menus
  • Mend clothing and linens
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Collect specimens
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • Assist clients in water (i.e. pool)
  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Change non-sterile dressings
  • Administer medications
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene
  • 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

Target Audience

  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with a disability
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Immunization records
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • 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

  • Rural area
  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Room and board provided
  • Remote location
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Personal Suitability

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

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.

By e-mail:

yreglin@telus.net

Advertised Until

Feb 04, 2021

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
The Personal Care Provider - Medical is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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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