Nursing Attendant

  • 1-5 Year
  • Calgary, Canmore, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Jasper, Mayerthorpe, Smooky Lake, Vegreville
  •   Posted On: October 17, 2017
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Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities

The incumbent participates in the delivery of quality patient care by performing services necessary for the physical and emotional well being and comfort of the patient.  Nursing Attendant duties include assisting with bathing, feeding, transferring, lifting and portering patients.  Nursing Attendants may be asked to deliver specimens to labs, order supplies, clean and maintain unit equipment, monitor unit tidiness including equipment and storage rooms.  Physical requirements include long periods of standing, walking and lifting.  The Unit Manager supervises the position and the Charge Nurse and other team members provide general direction for specified duties.
Qualifications:
– Basic computer skills, as well as familiarity with medical terminology are assets. – The candidate must have the physical capability to perform all aspects of the role. – Must have good communication and organizational skills, must be committed to family centered care. – Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP) required. – Preference will be given to candidate with completed Health Care Aide course (or equivalent). – Neurosciences experience preferred. – Previous Neurosciences experience preferred. – Ability to participate in activities including lifting and moving weights up to and including 50lbs.

AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. Mandatory conditions of employment and continued employment: • All employees must provide a criminal record check that is satisfactory to AHS in compliance with the AHS Security Screening Procedure. • All employees who work in a patient care location are required to submit a completed Communicable Disease Assessment form. • All professions must provide proof of licensure or registration with the approved Alberta regulatory college, prior to commencing duties with AHS where applicable: – Regulated health professions under the Alberta Health Professions Act and Health Disciplines Act will be required to provide an original copy of a valid practice permit before commencing their duties with AHS. – Other professions governed by government acts, college or regulatory body requirements may be required to provide additional documentation. AHS Job postings close at 23:59 Alberta Time (Mountain Standard Time) on the posting closed date indicated. Current AHS Employees must apply through e-People to be categorized as Internal applicant. Applying through this site may affect your standing in the competition. Having problems with this page? Contact our Technical Support Team To submit your resume for this job, select how you heard about the job and then click the “Submit Your Resume” button below.

About Alberta Health Services

Who We Are Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s first and largest provincewide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories. Alberta is the fastest-growing province in Canada. In 2014, Alberta’s population growth rate more than doubled the national average (2.9 per cent and 1.1 per cent, respectively). Alberta Health Services (AHS) has over 108,000 employees, including over 99,900 direct AHS employees (excluding Covenant Health staff) and over 8,200 staff working in AHS wholly-owned subsidiaries such as Carewest, CapitalCare Group and Calgary Laboratory Services. We are also supported by over 15,600 volunteers and almost 9,300 physicians practicing in Alberta, more than 7,700 of whom are members of the AHS medical staff (physicians, dentists, podiatrists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons). Students from Alberta’s universities and colleges, as well as from universities and colleges outside of Alberta, receive clinical education in AHS facilities and community locations. 106 acute care hospitals, five stand-alone psychiatric facilities, 8,471 acute care beds, 23,742 continuing care beds/spaces and 208 community palliative and hospice beds, 2,439 addiction and mental health beds plus equity partnership in 42 primary care networks. Programs and services are offered at over 650 facilities throughout the province, including hospitals, clinics, continuing care facilities, cancer centres, mental health facilities and community health sites. The province also has an extensive network of community-based services designed to assist Albertans maintain and/or improve health status. Our History Canada’s first province-wide, fully integrated health system, announced on May 15, 2008, by Ron Liepert, Minister of Health and Wellness. We bring together 12 formerly separate health entities in the province including three geographically based health authorities, Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC), Alberta Mental Health Board and Alberta Cancer Board. Ground ambulance service was added to the responsibilities of AHS in an announcement from Alberta Health and Wellness on May 30, 2008. The services were moved from municipalities to AHS effective April 1, 2009.

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