New Job Health Care Aide In Alberta

Health Care Aide
Health Care Aide

Health Care Aide

Company : Alberta Health Services
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Your Opportunity:

Senior care is an interesting, challenging, and continually changing field, with some of the most complex patients in healthcare. Alberta Health Services (AHS) has an exciting opportunity to grow your career in a brand-new, state-of-the-art long term care facility as you work with patients who have unique life experiences, families, and stories to tell. Willow Square Continuing Care Centre in Fort McMurray includes 36 long term and palliative care spaces and 72 supportive living spaces. Its high standard of thoughtful design features lots of natural light, private rooms with zero-threshold showers, landscaped pathways, and gardens to make it feel like home. It’s also the first Alberta Infrastructure to use geothermal heating, and set up to add solar panels and add 36 spaces in the future. The Health Care Aide functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team providing healthcare services for clients and family members in their home environment. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. Fort McMurray (within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo) is a thriving community with lively social, arts, sports, recreational and cultural opportunities for all ages. A family-forward city, Fort McMurray offers great educational opportunities for all ages and a wonderful work-life balance. Discover stunning landscapes in the heart of Canada's boreal forest, lakes, and rivers nearby, and four provincial parks in the area you’ll enjoy an outstanding lifestyle and find your niche in Fort McMurray.


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
  • Unit and Program: Supportive Living
  • Primary Location: Willow Square Continuing Care
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 06-MAR-2023
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 16-MAR-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 11.08
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 14
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $20.37
  • Maximum Salary: $24.76
  • 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:

Alberta Health Care Aide Directory Number - MUST be registered as Substantially Equivalent. 3-5 years of HCA experience. Current BLS-HCP Health Care Provider with Heart and Stroke. Ability to meet the physical demands of the job. Work independently.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous Continuing Care Unit experience. Previous Medication Administration Experience (MAPs). Willingness to participate in team collaboration through team meetings, client review and interdisciplinary discussions. Commitment to continued learning.