Health Care Aide - All Shifts

Status: Open | Site: Vanguard - Edmonton, AB | Department: Nursing | Closing Date: Oct 11, 2019


Do you love working with seniors?  Are you a looking for your next growth opportunity working for a leader in seniors care?  If you are, we would like to talk to you about our need for professionals to join our team of health care professionals.  At Shepherd’s Care Foundation (SCF), person-centered care is the foundation for all we do in providing care and other human services.  All persons are to be treated with dignity and respect in each and every interaction.  Working for SCF requires the highest standards of personal behavior and ethics, and it is an on-going condition of employment that the Code of Conduct and Behaviour Standards is complied with at all times.

Vanguard Campus 

Casual Health Care Aides  - All Shifts

The Health Care Aide provides personal care to assigned residents under the direction of the Licensed Practical Nurse in accordance with the plan of care. The HCA provides support, advocacy, and choice to Residents and their families to ensure the highest quality of resident-focused care achievable within the Mission, Vision and Values of Shepherd’s Care Foundation. Demonstrating ongoing competence utilizing knowledge, skill, judgment and evidence-based practice in caring for the older adult, the HCA ensures compliance with continuing care health service standards, employment and safety-related statutes, legislation, codes and regulations and SCF policies.  Also, the HCA provides support to the residents and families in an environment that promotes a state of wellness, independence and person-centered care.

Requirements:

  • Graduation from a recognized provincial Health Care Aide program with a minimum of 2 years experience
  • Experience in Supportive Living and/or Long Term Care considered an asset
  • Communicate effectively - read, comprehend and communicate information relevant to the role
  • Recognize, interpret and respond to non-verbal cues
  • Have strong time management and advocacy skills, able to multi-task, exercise good judgement, strong collaboration and problem solving as part of a team
  • Have knowledge of basic anatomy, physiology, normal development and behavior
  • Recognize the importance of personal wellness as it relates to seniors’ care

Submit resume online via this posting.  Vulnerable Sector Check must be completed prior to start date.  Apply by completing application and uploading cover letter/resume. We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Shepherd’s Care Foundation is "Living  Life in a Caring, Christian Environment"