Job title: Psychiatric Aide – Horizon

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job description: Your Opportunity:
The Seniors Mental Health program provides assessment, treatment and rehabilitation programs for individuals, generally over the age of 65 with psychiatric illness such as dementia, and mood and/or thought disorders. The goal of the program is to assist each patient to gain his or her optimal level of functioning in preparation for community integration. Specialty programming offered in areas of: Mood and Thought Disorder, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Enrichment and Specialized Dementia. The service focuses on providing treatment and medication recommendations for seniors with complex presentations.
As a Psychiatric Aide, you will perform activities within a multi-disciplinary team to meet the personal care needs and comforts of patients in accordance with the patient care plan and facility policies and procedures. Your duties will includes assisting with the provision of routine nursing care to meet patients’ hygiene, nutrition, mobility, recreation and safety needs; assisting with organized activities or programs; as well as observing and reporting on a patient’s mood, health, and wellbeing. You will be assisting in the maintenance of a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors, and maintaining effective communication with patients and health professionals.

  • Classification: Psychiatric Aide
  • Union: AUPE AUX
  • Unit and Program: Seniors Mental Health – Horizon House
  • Primary Location: Cent. Ctr for MH and Brain Inj
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.50
  • Posting End Date: 20-FEB-2024
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temporary Part Time
  • Date Available: 04-MAR-2024
  • Temporary End Date: 02-SEP-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 10
  • Shifts per cycle: 25
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $22.67
  • Maximum Salary: $26.43
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:
Completion of Grade 12. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). Additional Required Qualifications:
As required. Preferred Qualifications:
As required.
Please note:
All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.
Security Screening:
A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.
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We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Location: Ponoka, AB

Job date: Sat, 10 Feb 2024 00:04:09 GMT

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