Health and Wellness Job Postings

Current jobs available in the health and wellness sector are listed below.

Note Lakeland College is not responsible for verifying all information provided by employers. The onus is on a student to check out each opportunity thoroughly before agreeing to the work or signing contracts of employment. 

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Health Care Aide - Home Care - Deadline - Jan 24/19
Health Care Aide - Home Care

Company:Alberta Health Services
Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2019
(Students from the Health Care Aide program are encouraged to apply)

Contact Information:
Name:Brian Chee, Admin Assistant
Address:10030 107 St, Edmonton, Alberta T5J3E4
Ph:7807350272
Email:branding.marketing@albertahealthservices.ca

Job Description:
As a Health Care Aide (HCA) - Nursing Attendant, you are responsible for providing personal assistance, supporting activities of daily living and providing comfort and support services to patients (clients, residents) who require short-term assistance or ongoing support. You will work closely with patients, families, and caregivers spanning the continuum of care in home, community or health care facilities. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.

Classification: Health Care Aide
Union: AUPE AUX
Department: Palliative Care Home Support
Primary Location: Grande Prairie Virene Building
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.70
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 04-Feb-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 14
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $19.92
Maximum Salary: $24.21
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required

Job Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:
Must meet one of the Alberta Health Services (AHS) Health Care Aide (HCA) competency requirements: Certified - certified as a Health Care Aide through a Government of Alberta licensed post-secondary institution using the Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum. Evidence required upon hire; or Substantially Equivalent - an educational background deemed equivalent as compared to the approved Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum. Evidence required upon hire; or Deemed Competent - assessed as competent by an Alberta regulated nurse, using the Provincial Competency Assessment Profile Tool. Evidence required upon hire; or candidate would be required to register for a HCA course from a Government of Alberta licensed post-secondary institution using the Provincial Health Care Aide Curriculum within 155 hours or 6 weeks (whichever comes first), and successfully complete the course within 12 month timeline from date of hire.

Additional Required Qualifications:
Current CPR.
Preferred Qualifications:
Supportive Pathways/P.I.E.C.E.S course is preferred. Palliative Care course/Experience is preferred. NVCI course is preferred. It’s Your Move course is preferred. MAP is preferred.

Job Start Date:Feb 04, 2019

Application Requirements: Resume and Cover Letter
How to Apply: Online
Chilliwack Society for Community Living - Deadlines - as per website
The Chilliwack Society for Community Living is actively recruiting for various positions: 
 
To complete our online employment application, please have candidates go to http://cscl.org/careers/how-to-apply/#employprocess, and click on the “Employment Application Process” drop down box. There they will find the link to the online application form, as well as the required pre-hire documentation.

Please be aware that the function to attach pre-hire documents to the online application form has not been implemented. So candidates will have to submit their pre-hire documents either by email at human.resources@cscl.org, by fax at 604-792-7962, or person at our main office at 9353 Mary Street Chilliwack, BC V2P 4G9.

For more information, contact: 
Anna-Jean Beute
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
Chilliwack Society for Community Living
Direct: 604.792.7726 Ext. 3222
Reception: 604.792.7726
Fax: 604.792.7962
Health Care Aide - Deadline - Mar 1/19 or until suitable candidates found
Health Care Aide
Front line staff, Part time, casual
Seasons Drayton Valley Retirement Community
3902 - 47th Street, Drayton Valley, AB, T7A 0A2

The Company.
Seasons Retirement Communities is a growing senior housing company that believes Happy Team Members = Happy Residents. We want our team members to have work-life balance, feel supported on the job and love what they do. We expect a lot from our team members because we believe our residents deserve the very best. If you are prepared to go above and beyond to make a difference, Seasons is the place for you.

We hire individuals who are enthusiastic about working with seniors. At Seasons, our team members make a difference in our residents' lives through meaningful connections and creating 'Wow Moments' that matter. We support, encourage and celebrate these efforts because they have a positive impact on residents and team members alike. Simply put, it feels great to make a positive difference in the life of a senior.

The Position.
We’re looking for a Resident & Guest Attendant - Care. Reporting to the Health & Wellness Manager, The RGA-Care is responsible for providing personal care and other services to residents in a safe and efficient manner in accordance to Seasons Retirement Communities’ policies and procedures.

• We offer complete training to right fit candidates.
• Group discounts on home & auto insurance
• Corporate discounts for Goodlife Fitness memberships

Qualifications or Skills Required:
• Must be able to read and communicate effectively
• Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions
• Demonstrated empathy and understanding of the needs of seniors
• Effective interpersonal relationship and conflict resolution skills
• Ability to organize work and work under strict time constraints
• Must have a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness
• Must be able to operate related equipment
• Must be able to respond to emergency situations
• Must have/obtain current CPR & First Aid Certification

Responsibilities:
• Assists and attends to care needs of the residents, including administration of medications as required
• Maintains work and storage areas in a clean, safe and sanitary manner
• Participates as a member of the Care Services team and provides support to the other members of the Resident and Guest Attendant team
• Observes and adheres to all policies and procedures, work standards and safety regulations
• Assists and attends to special needs of the residents as required
• Is aware of employee’s and supervisor’s responsibilities and follows all health and safety policies and procedures
• All other duties as assigned or consistent with work routines and job descriptions

The Location Seasons Drayton Valley is based in Drayton Valley, AB. --- https://www.seasonsretirement.com/locations/drayton-valley/

About Drayton Valley: Seasons Drayton Valley is close to Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre and is a short drive to local shopping and community amenities. Our home is thoughtfully designed, offering a range of living options to suit our residents’ preferences. From independent apartments with full kitchens to suites where residents enjoy our dining and housekeeping services, Seasons Drayton Valley offers local seniors ample choice in their retirement lifestyle.

Why Should You Apply?

• Competitive wages
• Employee rewards & referral programs
• Growth and advancement opportunities
• Opportunities for on-the-job training
In addition, the successful candidate will be required to project the appropriate image and focus on customer services in their dealings with residents, families and guests.

Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills are essential, as is excellence in achieving continuous quality improvements. Related experience within the seniors housing industry is an asset.
All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. As a condition of employment, a Criminal Record Search which may include a vulnerable sector screen, will be required.

Seasons Retirement Communities (“Seasons“) is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. In accordance with Season’s Accessibility Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Season’s hiring process.
 

We thank all applicants for their interest. However only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.



 









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