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Respite Care Aide

Employer

NadiaCare

Date Posted

January 23, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $19.10 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 48 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 22, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

NadiaCare

Languages

English

Education

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

Work setting

  • Home care and visiting care agency
  • Urban area
  • Youth drop-in centre

Tasks

  • Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Supervise patients' exercise routines
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • Transport patients between care facilities
  • Answer call signals
  • Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

First Aid Certificate

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Weight handling

More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?
  • What is your current level of study?

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes
  • Requires specialized environmental skills or knowledge

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Respite 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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