Red Deer, Canada
Permanent | Full Time
SE Health (Saint Elizabeth Health Care) is a social enterprise applying our knowledge, vision and drive to forever impact how people live and age at home, today and into the future. As a not-for-profit organization with Canadian roots and 110 years of expertise, we bring quality excellence and innovation to home care, seniors lifestyle and family caregiving. Through our team of 9,000 Leaders of Impact, we deliver 20,000 care exchanges daily, totaling 50 million in the last decade alone. In 2019 we were honoured to be recognized by Forbes as one of Canada's Best Employers.
Please note this is a temporary part-time Health Care Aide (HCA) position, effective until July 2020 or until return of incumbent.
Provide hospitality model service to residents, including personal care, activities of daily living, laundry, light housekeeping, assistance with meal delivery, orderly or porter service, assistance with recreational activities and leisure activities as per individual care plans.
Provide Medication Assistance Program requirements as per resident care plan
Report changes in resident conditions as well as any other pertinent information (maintenance issues, concerns) to the LPN in a timely manner.
Demonstrate flexibility by being willing to change routine to accommodate needs of the resident.
Ensure resident care is delivered in a way that acknowledges resident choice, dignity, privacy, independence, spirituality and individuality inclusive of a home-like environment as per Eden Philosophy framework
Provide quality service according to the Care Plan and Saint Elizabeth policies & procedures, including participating in the development and updating of care plans.
Charting within approved documentation system on a daily basis
Actively participates in all ongoing educational programs
HCA certificate plus GED or Grade 12 English equivalency
A satisfactory Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Check issued in the past 60 days is required
Up to date immunization record including a current TB test within 1 year
Knowledge of household management skills is required. Food Safe certificate is preferred
Working knowledge of assistive aids is required
Recent experience working with elderly or disabled persons, preferably in a supportive living environment. Palliative Care training/experience is an asset
Compassionate, respectful and sincere manner, with ability to deal with conflict in a diplomatic and professional manner.
Flexible, adaptable to changing work environment.
Good computer skills.
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal/written) and exercise good judgement is required
Ability to lift up to 25 kilograms may be required
Ability to perform lifting and bending in awkward positions when assisting clients may be required
Saint Elizabeth is committed to the success of all its employees.
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