Nursing Attendant (Ed Allow)

ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES
City: Barrhead
Last visit: 2014-10-17
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-17

Description:

Requisition #: 

310596

Union:

AUPE AUX

Title

Nursing Attendant (Ed Allow)

Department:

NZ BARRHEAD CC NU63 LTC

Posting Open Date:

2014-10-17

Posting Close Date:

2014-10-27

Location:

Barrhead Continuing Care - At

City:

Barrhead

Employee Class:

Temporary Part-Time

FTE:

0.7

Date Available:

2014-11-07

Temporary End Date:

2015-03-09

Hours Per Shift:

7.75

Length of Shift Cycle:

6

Shift Per Cycle:

21

Shift:

Days, Evenings, Weekends

Days Off:

As Per Rotation

Rates of Pay:

Minimum: 19.53 per hour   Maximum: 24.46 per hour

Vehicle Required:

No

Category:

Nursing - Aide

Job Summary:

Under direct or indirect supervision of a regulated healthcare professional, the Nursing Attendant works as a member of the interdisciplinary team, in various community and/or facility settings.  The type of supervision (direct or indirect) will depend on the complexity of the tasks or procedure being assigned, the stability of the patient/client and the skill level of the worker performing it.  The Nursing Attendant participates in the delivery of quality individualized, client-centered care, based on assessed unmet needs of the patient/client.  Responsibilities include providing direct care to assist in the activities of daily living, comfort and safety of the patient/client and providing indirect services to support the overall provision of care in their assigned area.

Qualifications:

- Must be a graduate from a provincially recognized educational program for Health Care Aides; OR

- Must successfully complete a provincial recognized educational program for Health Care Aids within 18 months of starting employment

- Previous experience with providing personal care is desired

- Demonstrate effective communication skills by using good listening, respectful tone of voice, respectful body language, and by communicating information both verbally and in writing with patients/clients, families, visitors and team members

- Ability to work independently or as a member of an interdisciplinary team and to request and accept direction as required

- Demonstrate strong task specific organizational skills

- Strong observation skills

- Ability to provide behavioral, emotional and physical support to patients/client

- Knowledge of computer applications an asset

- Physical demands include constant standing, bending and repetitive hand and arm movements

- Manual handling up to a medium on an occasional basis and providing indirect services to support the overall provision of care in their assigned area

Career Level: Experienced

Industry: Healthcare and Medical Services

Job Function: Healthcare Services and Wellness