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Health Care Aide (HCA) Lee Crest

Location: Edmonton
Job Code: 13564
Employment Status: Casual
# of openings: 1

Description

Choose a Career Where People Matter

At The Good Samaritan Society and Good Samaritan Canada, our employees are our number one asset. We support work life balance and personal well being, and we believe that this contributes to healthy, successful, and engaged employees.

We are looking for a Casual Health Care Aide to work at Lee Crest      
989 1st Street East, Cardston, AB (80km south of Lethbridge)   

DUTIES

Under the direction of a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse, you will collaborate with your team to ensure resident care is delivered in a way that acknowledges resident choice, dignity, privacy, independence, spirituality and individuality inclusive of a home-like environment. You will provide quality service according to the care plan and the GSS Standards of Care including participating in the development and updating of care guides/plans. You will assist residents with personal care, activities of daily living, meal service, portering, recreational activities and leisure activities where applicable. You will advocate for residents by reporting any changes in resident condition as well as any resident needs or concerns to the RN/LPN in a timely manner. 

QUALIFICATIONS
You have a recognized Health Care Aide certificate (or equivalent)  Experience working with the elderly and disabled preferred. Palliative Care experience an asset. You have strong interpersonal skills and are able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English. GED or grade 10 English equivalency.  Food safe level 1 is required (post July 29, 2013) or equivalent for BC employees and Food Safety Certificate or equivalent for Alberta employees. You have excellent customer service skills. Computer skills required.

You must be registered with the Alberta Health Care Aide Registry in order to work as a Health Care Aide in Alberta 

REQUIREMENT
All new employees are required to submit:
- a current and clear Criminal Record Check and if applicable, a Vulnerable Sector Check that has been obtained no more than 90 calendar days prior to the hire date;
- a tuberculosis screening that has been completed no more than 12 months prior to the hire date.

RECRUITMENT INCENTIVES:

Tuition Reimbursement: A standing variance tuition reimbursement of up to a maximum of $2500 can be offered to candidates for reimbursement of tuition costs incurred in the previous twelve (12) months from the date of hire, for attending a recognized training program directly related to the classification in which the candidate is hired for. Tuition reimbursement is subject to the candidate signing and agreeing to a two (2) year Return Service Agreement (RSA). This incentive is open to HCAs, LPNs, ACCs and RNs for all care homes/programs in British Columbia and Alberta.

Relocation Assistance: A standing variance for relocation assistance of up to a maximum of $2500 can be offered to candidates relocating for employment with Good Samaritan. Eligible moving and relocation expenses shall be limited to those acceptable by the CRA for income tax purposes. Relocation assistance is subject to signing and agreeing to a two (2) year RSA. This incentive is open to HCAs, LPNs, ACCs and RNs for all care homes/programs in British Columbia and Alberta.





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