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Nursing Attendant / Health Care Aide

Nursing Attendant
Nursing - Aide
South Health Campus
SHC PCU Rapid Access
2012-11-20  Time: 23:59

As Per Rotation
Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Minimum: 18.41 per hour Maximum: 22.38 per hour
The South Health Campus is scheduled to open in the fall of 2012. It will provide new capacity to Calgary in several priority areas including Women’s Health, NICU, Emergency, Surgery and Mental Health. The entire site will be operational by the end 2013.

The SHC will adhere to four key pillars of service: Collaborative Practice, Wellness, Patient and Family Centered Care and Innovation. These pillars serve as the key philosophical principles to be used in the development and service of all care to patients and families at SHC.

The Rapid Access Unit (RAU) is a unit that is specifically staffed and equipped to receive medical patients presenting with acute non-critical medical illness from the Emergency Department or directly from a Community Family Physician for expedited multidisciplinary team and medical assessment, care and treatment for up to a designated period of time (4-48 hours) prior to transition home or transfer to an inpatient unit where appropriate. In this model of care, the patients are identified early and resources are loaded upstream in the patient’s journey with a focus on strong coordination and transition back into the community to support more effective patient health outcomes.

Job Description:
  • Provides appropriate care, as delegated in accordance with Alberta Health Services policies, procedures, and established standards.
  • Demonstrates consideration of patient / client / residents' comfort, safety, privacy, independence, choice, and dignity.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and to request and accept direction as required.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Understanding and compliance with the AHS code of conduct.
  • Self-direction within the scope and duties of the job required.
  • Must attach resume to be considered
  • Grade 12 Diploma required
  • Graduate from an educational program using the Provincial Curriculum for Health Care Aides required
  • BCLS-HCP certified responder required
  • Must be able to communicate clearly in verbal and written English
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills with patients / clients, families, visitors and team members
  • Knowledge of hospital equipment and supplies required
  • Basic computer skills an asset
  • Ability to provide basic patient care and comfort required

  • AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
    to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

    Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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