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Health Care Aide Posted on Feb 26, 2018 by Home Care Assistance Edmonton

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $14.00 to $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 1 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 28, 2018
Job Requirements


Home Care Assistance Edmonton




Other trades certificate or diploma or equivalent experience

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Health Care Aide Certificate
  • Nursing Aide Certificate


Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Make beds and maintain patients' rooms
  • Supply and empty bed pans

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Hospital or home for the aged
  • Hospital/medical facility or clinic
  • Home care and visiting care agency
  • Nursing home/home for the aged

Specific Skills

  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Various locations
  • Willing to relocate

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.

Advertised Until

Mar 28, 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 Health Care Aide 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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