Green Acres Foundation
  • 09-May-2018 to 22-May-2018 (PST)
  • Piyami Lodge
  • Picture Butte, AB, CAN
  • Casual

At Green Acres Foundation Health Care Aides (HCAs) provide personal care assistance and other services that support a home-like environment to residents as detailed in their care plans/Service Authorizations. As a Health Care Aide you will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide resident care which includes, but may not be limited to:
    • assisting residents with the activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, ambulation, and toileting as per their individual care plan/Service Authorization
    • providing personal care to residents as outlined in their individual care plan/Service Authorization
    • providing assistance with housekeeping, meal preparation/service, and recreational activities
    • performing assigned tasks as provided by Home Care and approved by GAF management
    • assisting with therapeutic regimes as required: range of motion exercises, medication assistance and reminders, simple wound care, respiratory therapy, urinary and peri-care, etc.
    • assisting with mobilization as required: bed transfers, lifting, turning, walking, and crutch walking
  • Distribute medication following Foundation policies and procedures
  • Respond to emergency calls from residents and take appropriate action
  • Monitor changes in resident's health that may affect their personal care needs, or any other issues or concerns, and report to the Manager or designated RN/LPN, and/or Home Care
  • Complete all necessary charting, paperwork and reporting requirements in a clear, legible, concise, and timely manner
  • Maintain a neat, clean, pleasant, home-like environment for the residents
  • Participate in resident care conferences as required
  • Other duties as required

Education/Training:

  • Certified Health Care Aide under the current and approved provincial curriculum

OR

LPN student who has completed the first full year of studies in an Alberta or Canadian nursing program and is continuing in the program

OR

RN student who has completed the second full year of studies in an Alberta or Canadian nursing program and is continuing in the program

Experience:

  • Related experience providing personal care to seniors considered an asset

Specific Requirements:

  • Current satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • First Aid certification (at sites where no LPN or RN is present)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of this position.

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