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Aide, Health Care Posted on Mar 09, 2018 by Leisureway

  • Location Medicine Hat, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $21.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 8 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 08, 2018
Job Requirements






Other trades certificate or diploma or equivalent experience

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Continuing Care Assistant Certification
  • Health Care Aide Certificate
  • Nursing Aide Certificate
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certificate


Will train

Additional Skills

  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Make beds and maintain patients' rooms
  • Maintain inventory of supplies
  • Assist with the set-up and maintenance of traction equipment, cleaning or sterilizing equipment, maintaining and repairing equipment, and assembling, setting-up and operating job-related equipment
  • Transport patients between care facilities

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Rehabilitation centre and special health institution
  • Nursing home/home for the aged

Specific Skills

  • Administer suppositories, colonic irrigations and enemas
  • Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
  • Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
  • Supervise patients' exercise routines
  • Collect specimens
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • 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

Security and Safety

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

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Urban area

Personal Suitability

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

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.

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Advertised Until

Apr 08, 2018

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 Aide, Health Care is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Nurse Aides, Orderlies and Patient Service Associates

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

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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