Nursing Attendant - LTC in St Paul, Alberta

Under direct or indirect supervision of a regulated healthcare professional, the Nursing Attendant works as a member of the interdisciplinary team, in various community and/or facility settings. The type of supervision (direct or indirect) will depend on the complexity of the tasks or procedure being assigned, the stability of the patient/client and the skill level of the worker performing it. The Nursing Attendant participates in the delivery of quality individualized, client-centred care, based on assessed unmet needs of the patient/client. Responsibilities include providing direct care to assist in the activities of daily living, comfort and safety of the patient/client and providing indirect services to support the overall provision of care in their assigned area.Formal Education: Must be a graduate from a provincially recognized educational program for Health Care Aides; ORMust successfully complete a provincially recognized educational program for Health Care Aides within 18 months of starting employment. Experience: Previous experience with providing personal care is desiredLicense(s), Certificate(s), Professional Membership(s):Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Demonstrate effective communication skills by using good listening, respectful tone of voice, respectful body language, and by communicating information both verbally and in writing with patient/clients, families, visitors and team membersAbility to work independently or as a member of an interdisciplinary team and to request and accept direction as required Demonstrate strong task specific organizational skillsStrong observation skillsAbility to provide behavioral, emotional and physical support to patients/client conveying respect and dignity for the patients/clientKnowledge of computer applications an assetPhysical Effort/Strength Required: Physical demands include constant standing, bending and repetitive hand and arm movements.Manual handling up to a medium level on an occasional basis Leanne Betts Area Manager, Seniors Health St. Paul Community Health Services 5610 50 Avenue St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 Fax: 780-645-6609 E-mail: (click to respond) AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committedto attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.Listing originally posted at

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Category:  Medical  |  Address:  St Paul Alberta

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