Nursing Attendant (2022-0909)

Application ends: November 30, 2022
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Job Description

Calgary

Here’s your chance to be a part of our story! Carewest is one of Calgary’s leaders in exceptional care and we are looking for passionate helpers to join our team.

At Carewest, our mission is to support all clients in maintaining their quality of life as they transition through their health care journey. Our core values of Caring, Relationships, Learning and Responsibility guide how we provide care to those who need it the most.

With a strong focus on delivering quality care & safety to our residents & clients we strive to attract innovative thinkers looking for a rewarding career.

Help us make a difference and connect with us today!


The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Client Service Manager, the Health Care Aide (HCA) is an unregulated member of the interprofessional health care team who provides on-going client care. The HCA observes, monitors and reports on client status/condition including changes in physical and emotional status. The HCA ensures that changes in client status are reported to the Registered Nurse (RN) and/or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

This position delivers prescribed medications accurately as per policy and procedure. In keeping with Carewest’s Frame of Reference, Philosophy of Care and Carewest policies this position maintains professional and ethical standards at all times. Responsible for other related duties as required.


Program Summary:

Complex Mental Health Care – a program providing comprehensive care for adults with complex behaviours, whose primary diagnosis includes mental illness, dementia or other cognitive disorders.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Graduation from Grade 12 is required, plus graduation from an Alberta Government recognized Health Care Aide program.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English is required.
  • Must be physically capable of managing the frequent lifting, transferring and repositioning of clients.
  • Active and current registration in the Alberta HCA Directory required.
  • Related experience in a health care facility is an asset. Program-specific training/experience is an asset.


Position Details

  • Bi-weekly Hours: 77.50
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Shift: Days/Evenings
  • Shift Times: 0700-1515/1500-2315
  • Union: AUPE
  • Rate of Pay: 19.91 – 24.95

About Carewest:

We select dedicated people just like you to care for our clients, those who offer compassion, knowledge and commitment to the treatment, progress, outcomes and lives of our clients. We are motivated to employ individuals who are passionate about what they do and, are naturally driven to uphold our client-centered approach, contribute to best-practice solutions and a desire to take their careers to the next level within Carewest.

We are one of Canada’s largest public healthcare providers of complex continuing care, rehabilitation and recovery services, and a wide variety of community programs for both seniors and others requiring specialized care. With 13 locations across Calgary and a team of over 2,900 employees, we offer a diverse, interdisciplinary and expert community of health care professionals. Our innovative practices allow for optimal opportunities to learn, grow and excel with us.


Successful applicants not currently working for Carewest will need to provide a suitable police records check and vulnerable sector screen. Successful applicants may need to provide immunization records for positions in certain environments. Carewest is an equal opportunity employer and values the diversity of the people and communities we serve. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. For more information on Carewest, please visit our website at 
carewest.ca.