Homecare Aide

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Title:

Homecare Aide

Location:

Calgary, AB 

Employment Type:

Full Time

Occupations:

Medical-Health: Healthcare Aid

Salary:

$17.50 per hour

Job Description:

  • Enables patients to stay in their homes by monitoring and recording patient condition, providing support and personal services, and teaching families.
  • Monitors patient condition by observing physical and mental condition, intake and output, and exercise.
  • Supports patients by providing housekeeping and laundry services, shopping for food and other household requirements, preparing and serving meals and snacks, and running errands.
  • Assists patients by providing personal services, such as, bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Helps patients care for themselves by teaching use of cane or walker, special utensils to eat, special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene.
  • Helps family members care for the patient by teaching appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the patient.
  • Advises on nutrition, cleanliness, and housekeeping.
  • Records patient information by making entries in the patient journal and notifying nursing supervisor of changing or unusual conditions.
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy patient environment by following standards and procedures, maintaining security precautions, and following prescribed dietary requirements and nutrition standards.
  • Protects the home care agency by adhering to professional standards, home care policies and procedures, federal, provincial, and local requirements.
  • Enhances service reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests, and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Job Requirements:

Home Health Aide Qualifications / Skills:
  • Creating a safe, effective environment
  • Health promotion and maintenance
  • Health care administration
  • Patient services
  • Verbal communication
  • Listening
  • Training
  • Dependability
  • Emotional control
  • Medical teamwork
Education, Experience, and Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 1+ year(s) professional or personal experience supporting individuals with disabilities, mental illnesses, or challenging behaviors
  • Should have a valid provincial driver’s license, though not mandatory
  • Must be over 21 years old
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Company Info
In-need Home Care Services
Calgary, Canada

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