Health care aide

Instructors

Job Id: 4857

Accord Pointe Care

January 11, 2024

Bon Accord

Alberta

Full Time

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Home care and visiting care agency
  • Rural area
  • Various locations

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Supply and empty bedpans
  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Weigh, lift, turn, and position patients
  • Make beds and maintain patients' rooms
  • Maintain inventory of supplies
  • Bathe, dress, and groom patients
  • Assist with the set-up and maintenance of traction equipment, cleaning or sterilizing equipment, maintaining and repairing equipment, and assembling, setting up, and operating job-related equipment
  • Transport patients in wheelchairs or stretchers
  • Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort

Credentials

Certificates, licenses, memberships, and courses 

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Nursing Aide Certificate
  • Health Care Aide Certificate

Additional information

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgment
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

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