Overview


Job title: Health Care Aide (HCA ) – Casual and Part Time

Company: Optima Living

Job description: Let us welcome you home to Meadowlands in Medicine Hat, ABOptima Living operates Independent Living, Assisted Living, Supportive Living and Memory Care communities in Alberta and British Columbia. Our communities are among the best places to live in Western Canada.Our Vision: For every person to feel at home.This is truly supported by our credo. “Let us welcome you home.” All of us here feel it is an honor to work with our residents and we advocate a resident-centered approach where the Resident, is the focus of all our endeavors.Responsibilities

  • Participates as an integral member of a healthcare delivery team to provide a variety of non-direct and/or non-clinical healthcare supports to clients, residents, families and/or visitors to meet established needs.
  • Establishes rapport with clients, residents and families, and assists in promoting physical, emotional, cultural, social, and spiritual well-being.
  • Observes clients and residents, and their environments, to identify and report unsafe conditions, behavioral and/or physical changes to designated supervisor.
  • Assists with mealtime activities; sets up, welcomes and transports clients or residents to dining areas, sets up and collects meal trays, assists with limited food preparation such as heating prepared food, making tea, coffee, toast, etc. where clients or residents require support.
  • Provides assistance in carrying out activities; sets up supplies and equipment, assists with transporting clients or residents to designated areas, encourages participation in activities and provides support to clients or residents where required.
  • Performs housekeeping duties such as sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming, dusting, washing dishes, and washing, drying, folding, and delivering laundry, where required.
  • Greets visitors and others in accordance with established safety, security and infection control procedures and guidelines; provides information and/or redirects to appropriate person or area, where required.
  • Checks and restocks supplies as required, including personal care, first aid, and housekeeping supplies and assists in taking inventory.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

Project Manager – Rankin Inlet, Nunavut
  • Completion of provincially standardized HCA training and onboarding program.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

Conditions of Employment

  • Active registration with Alberta HCA Directory
  • Valid CPR and First Aid
  • Clear Police Information Check
  • Clear Vulnerable Sector Check
  • COVID-19 vaccination. This requirement will be waived if you did not receive the vaccination due to any legislated protected human rights grounds

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Location: Medicine Hat, AB

Job date: Sat, 29 Jun 2024 22:40:51 GMT