The Health Care Aide (HCA) provides basic nursing care to patients/residents as directed, assists with activities of daily living, and performs other activities necessary to meet the personal needs of patients/residents. The HCA maintains and promotes patient/resident safety, comfort, privacy, dignity and independence, and performs duties to maintain an aesthetic environment. The HCA is responsible for the provision of care in accordance with established standards, and the Mission, Vision, Values, policies and procedures of Covenant Health.
Classification: Health Care Aide
Union: COV AUPE AUX
Department: 2 West Mental Health MCH
Primary Location: Misericordia Community Hosp
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 23-DEC-2019
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 02-JAN-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
Shifts per cycle: Varies
Shift Pattern: On call
Days Off: Other
Minimum Salary: $19.92
Maximum Salary: $24.21
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Candidates must be credentialed as either: Certified, Substantially Equivalent, or Deemed Competent, as per Alberta Health's hiring standards for HCAs. Physically able to assist with all aspects of patient/resident care and transport, e.g. walking, standing, bending and lifting. Must be able to understand written and verbal directions in English. *Note: Enrolment in the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory is a condition of employment for successful candidates. For more information on the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory, please visit: www.albertahcadirectory.com.
Additional Required Qualifications:
1-2 years adult mental health experience preferred.
Basic knowledge of mental health an asset.