HEALTH CARE AIDE

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  • Job Category:

    Health & Safety
    • City:

      Camrose
    • Province:

      AB
  • Status:

    Open
  • Types:

    Contract
  • Job Id:

    30064809

Description

HEALTH CARE AIDE

Our client, a long-term care facility in Camrose, Alberta is looking for an experienced Health Care Aide in a temporary basis, morning, night and afternoon shifts available, starting ASAP, If you feel this is a great opportunity for you, please apply below.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide person-centered care services to residents/residents with dementia/cognitive impairment (including medication administration) ensuring professionalism, dignity and compassion with each interaction of residents.
  • Safe medication administration (Training provided by Seasons)
  • As part of the care team, follow infection control measures (per Seasons’ policies/procedures) to enhance the safety and wellbeing of residents and staff.
  • Provide assistance with activity programs, housekeeping tasks (i.e., making beds, general cleaning) and laundry of residents as assigned.
  • Respond to resident medical/physical/emotional needs with collaboration from Memory Care Manager/Health and Wellness Manager/nursing staff.
  • Perform set-up, serving and tear down services for daily meal services as well as assist residents with walking to and from dining room and assist with eating.
  • Promote and support a person-centered approach to care and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with residents and co-workers by committing to making every interaction positive and meaningful.
  • Complete all necessary education requirements in a timely manner as required.
Qualifications Required:
  • Empathy and compassion for the needs of the elderly with a specific focus on individuals with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Enrolled in the Alberta Health Care Aide (HCA) Directory
  • Ability to communicate effectively following written and verbal instructions.
  • Strong ability to organize and prioritize workload throughout scheduled shift.
  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with residents, team members and guests.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment is considered an asset (blood pressure machine, oximeter, glucometer- and/or the ability to learn these skills with training)
  • Previous experience providing personal care in healthcare environment is preferred.

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