Health Care Aide

CBI Health Group.

Health Care Aide

Employer
CBI Health Group.
Description of Position / skills Required

Where: CBI Health Group

Position: Health Care Aide

City, Province: Red Deer, AB

Term: Full Time

Health Care Aides required for Alberta Integrated Service Team/Transitional Care Unit

** Multiple Position Available**

CBI Health Group has a unique opportunity for a Health Care Aide (HCA) to work with our complex nursing and rehabilitation teams.  If you strive to make a difference in people’s everyday lives by caring for them with compassion, dignity and respect, CBI Health Group has a great opportunity for you!

Based out of CBI Health Centre in Red Deer, AB you will provide quality, patient-centred care to our clients. As an HCA, your shifts may include assisting our patients with the activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, personal care, meal preparation, household tasks and leisure access. You may also support the patient in completing exercises or travelling in their communities. Our clients include those that have sustained complex musculoskeletal injuries, spinal cord injuries, wounds, brain injuries, amputations, burns, mental health conditions and at times involve palliative care. The specific tasks are identified based on the patient needs and goals, which can vary from patient to patient.

Shift schedules include a combination of days, evenings, weekends and holiday shifts.  You may work full time basis with benefits available after 3 months of employment.

As a valued member of the health-care team, you will work as part of a collaborative team.  Supported by LPN and/or RN supervisors, you will be provided with strategies and training to provide optimal care. You will also have the opportunity to work in collaboration with Occupational Therapists and other health care team members.

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must have a Health Care Aide Certification or have finished the first year of an LPN Program or have finished the second year of BSc Nursing Program.  Recent/valid and clear Criminal Record Check - Vulnerable Sector.  Proof of required immunizations: A negative TB test must be provided (TB testing can be made available if required).

PRIMARY DUTIES

As a Health Care Aide, you will:

  • Possess a valid Class 5 Driver's License and reliable vehicle
  • Be able to work flexible hours
  • Provide personal assistance and support services for patients with injuries requiring short-term assistance and/or long-term support
  • Contribute to success of in-home rehabilitation plans
  • Report on observations, report on progress and communicate concerns to nurses and other licensed health care professionals to achieve optimal patient outcomes related to quality of life, function, health status and satisfaction
  • Be involved with Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Kinesiology, Social Work, Psychology, Dietitians, and others on the primary health care team
  • Participate in training and orientation
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Opportunity to attend other training and work experiences for those wanting to explore the various care settings and programs that the CBI network has available

About CBI Health Group:

For over 40 years, CBI has been working every day to improve the health and enrich the lives of Canadians.

As Canada’s largest provider of community healthcare services, CBI is made up of over 13,000 physiotherapists, occupational therapists, registered massage therapists, kinesiologists, chiropractors, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, physicians, nurses, dietitians, behavioural therapists, administrators, and professionals.

CBI is set apart by the unique ability to work as an integrated network to foster ongoing learning, enhance best practices, improve access to care for all Canadians and achieve the best outcomes possible for our clients. With a talented, interdisciplinary team of caregivers and professionals, CBI provides the right services, in the right place, at the right time.

Certifications / Qualifications / Education

Applicants must have a Health Care Aide Certification or have finished the first year of an LPN Program or have finished the second year of BSc Nursing Program.  Recent/valid and clear Criminal Record Check - Vulnerable Sector.  Proof of required immunizations: A negative TB test must be provided (TB testing can be made available if required).

Job Location
Red Deer, AB
Canada
Nature of Work
Casual, Full Time, Part Time
Category
Health Care
How to Apply

Email Resume and Cover letter -

tholmes@cbi.ca