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Health Care Aide
$19.92-$24.21 Full-time, Temporary
Posted November 23, 2021

Your Opportunity:

The Nursing Attendant provides patient care services as an unregulated worker under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The Nursing Attendant works as a member of the interdisciplinary team, in a continuing care / long term care setting. The type of supervision (direct or indirect) will depend on the complexity of the tasks or procedure being assigned, the stability of the resident and the skill level of the worker performing it. The Nursing Attendant participates in the delivery of quality individualized, client-centred care, based on assessed unmet needs of the resident. Responsibilities include providing direct care to assist in the activities of daily living, comfort and safety of the resident and providing indirect services to support the overall provision of care in their assigned area.


As a Health Care Aide (HCA), you are responsible for providing personal assistance, supporting activities of daily living and providing comfort and support services to patients (clients, residents) who require short-term assistance or ongoing support. You will work closely with patients, families, and caregivers spanning the continuum of care in home, community or health care facilities. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.

  • Classification: Health Care Aide
  • Union: AUPE AUX
  • Department: Coaldale HC LTC Aux LTC Nurs
  • Primary Location: Coaldale Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 29-NOV-2021
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 09-DEC-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 09-JUN-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 5
  • Shifts per cycle: 25
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $19.92
  • Maximum Salary: $24.21
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:

Active directory status on the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory. Must provide a confirmation letter as proof of enrolment from the Directory at Nursing students currently enrolled in an approved Alberta nursing program who have successfully completed a minimum of 100 hours of practicum; and are either in their 1st year of practical nursing program; or 2nd year of baccalaureate nursing or psychiatric nursing program will be considered. Must attest to this compliance and provide proof of qualification.Additional Required Qualifications:

Recognized HCA certification or equivalent. Current certification in BCLS – HCP (CPR). Supportive Pathways program completion. Computer knowledge and ability. One year current experience in Geriatric care-giving an asset. Physical capability of performing all aspects of the role. Excellent written and interpersonal skills required. Team work and problem solving skills essential. Motivated and able to work independently with little supervision. Required & available to work all shifts (days, evenings, nights & weekends).Preferred Qualifications:

As required