Health Care Aide - Home Care Bon Accord, AB - Compassion Network Home Care

Date Posted: May 22, 2024

Job Detail
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Compassion Network Home Care
Days
1
Less Than 1 Year
Physician
Operating Room
22 CAD
Canada
Alberta
Edmonton
Casual
Jun 30, 2024

Job Description

About the Compassion Network

Founded in 2013 and based in Edmonton, Alberta. The Compassion Network is a trusted provider of services for people to thrive and function in their own homes regardless of age or health challenges. Our work is guided by our values of compassion, quality, and reliability, and driven by our vision of connecting the world to the best care.

The Opportunity

Our Health Care Aides are an integral part of our clients’ daily lives as our clients rely on our Aides to function effectively and comfortably. Our Aides provide the necessary physical and emotional support to our clients, but also relay insight and ideas to the health care professional in charge to improve our clients’ safety and well-being.

The Compassion Network is currently looking for Health Care Aides in the Edmonton or Bon Accord area who are interested in a Part Time Position. Hours for this position areMonday - Saturday from 10am - 4pm._

Must have experience with total care.

We offer Portability for hours you have already worked. With letters from previous employers, we will adjust your starting wage based on our internal Portability Wage Grid.

Our management team is known for coaching and supporting our employees while offering an accommodating and flexible schedule. We value our clients and our networks and we act with integrity and value in everything we do.

Key Responsibilities

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting clients with activities of daily living, personal care, and other health care tasks as delegated by the health care professional in charge (e.g., LPN, RN, physician)
  • Home support activities including meal preparation, cooking, housekeeping, and shopping
  • Ensuring clients are safe and comfortable
  • Finding creative and effective solutions to improve client's quality of life and wellbeing
  • Reporting and documenting necessary items appropriately and in a timely fashion
  • Following direction and training from your supervisor
  • Performing duties diligently and compassionately within your scope of practice
  • Completing tasks with a high level of professionalism, expertise, and competency

Education & Experience

  • Health Care Aide certificate (or equivalent) from an accredited institution
  • CPR/BCLS certification required
  • Experience with Mechanical lifts
  • Experience with G-tube feeding and Yaunker suctioning
  • Experience providing full/total care
  • Minimum 1-year experience in a home care setting considered an asset
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Must speak, read, and write English fluently

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and team skills
  • High attention to detail and thoroughness
  • Ability to provide compassion, empathy, and understanding to the client
  • Ability to problem solve through critical thinking and self-education
  • Ability to meet physical demands of the job including knowledge in appropriate ergonomics
  • Ability to learn and receive training in areas you may have knowledge in, but no prior experience
  • Enthusiastic attitude and energy to provide excellent care and service

Job Types: Part-time, Casual

Pay: $20.00-$22.00 per hour

Benefits:

 

  • Casual dress
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off

 

Flexible Language Requirement:

 

  • French not required

 

Schedule:

 

  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Morning shift

 

Application question(s):

 

  • Can you provide a clean Criminal Record check with Vulnerable sector?
  • Can you commute to Bon Accord on a daily basis?
  • Do you own your own car?

 

Experience:

 

  • full/total care: 1 year (required)
  • mechanical lifts: 1 year (required)

 

Licence/Certification:

 

  • BLS/CPR Certification (required)
  • HCA certificate (required)
  • Active Registration with the AB HCA (required)
  • Class 5 Driver's Licence (required)

 

Work Location: In person

Job Incentive

Skills Required