The Health Care Aide (HCA) acts as a member of the health care team, assisting with resident care and providing basic supportive care as directed. The HCA demonstrates a commitment to the vision, mission and values of Actionmarguerite.


Service and Assignment: Care and Services
Starting Date: As soon as possible
Shift and Hours of Work: 0.40 FTE – part-time – term – nights, currently 23:00 – 7:00
Pay Scale: As per CUPE Collective Agreement
Specifications: Term ending August 31, 2019 or upon 2 weeks’ notice, with possible extension. Assignment and hours of work are subject to change at any time as per operational requirements.
Closing Date: May 7, 2019


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Required Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Graduate of approved Health Care Aide training program; and
  • Experience in Long Term Care or Chronic Care.

Abilities and Skills:

  • General skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to the duties of the position;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and relationship skills with residents, families and coworkers;
  • Ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload;
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary;
  • Ability to demonstrate a satisfactory employment record, including attendance; and
  • Current Criminal Record Check for the Vulnerable Sector and Adult Abuse Registry check deemed satisfactory by the Employer.

Knowledge:

  • Roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team; and
  • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
All Health Care Aides are hired for the facility.

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