AgeCare / Careers / Hospice Program Health Care Aides (1 X 0.70 FTE Day, 2 X 0.70 FTE Evening) | AgeCare SkyPointe NE Calgary, AB

Hospice Program Health Care Aides (1 X 0.70 FTE Day, 2 X 0.70 FTE Evening) | AgeCare SkyPointe NE Calgary, AB

The Opportunity:

 Our Hospice program is focused on compassionate, resident-centred care. We work in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team that is focused on supporting our residents and their families through the end of life journey. Our Hospice community offers a home-like atmosphere with diverse resources available to support the resident and their family and provide the best quality of life experience.

As a Health Care Aide, you will work as a member of the care team, collaborating on the delivery of resident care. The Health Care Aide, under the supervision of a Licensed Practical Nurse, applies their knowledge and skills in order to provide a wide variety of safe and thorough basic care and services to residents.

Our opportunities for the Hospice Program HCA’s are Days (1 X 0.70 FTE) and Evenings (2 X 0.70 FTE) including weekends on a rotation schedule.

Availability:

The commissioning of the Hospice Program requires the successful candidates to be available for the position start dates and will be restricted to work only at AgeCare SkyPointe if they hold another position within Continuing Care.

Top talent, high standards

With 2,400+ employees across Canada, our team includes some of the best in the industry. You’ll work alongside kind and caring people who will inspire you to put your best foot forward.

A difference you can measure

We’re about improving the lives of those around us and making a difference, every day. You’ll build lasting relationships with team members and residents, learn their unique stories, and many will even feel like family.

Appreciation through and through

We don’t just employ our people — we celebrate them, we support them, and we recognize them for their amazing commitment all year long. Your wow moments won’t go unnoticed.

About these part time positions:

What you’ll do:

  • Work to your full scope of practice and provide resident focused care
  • Observe resident for any changes in status, and share any observations for incorporation into care plans
  • Assist and accompany residents in moving about the community
  • Report any unsafe activities that may cause harm or injure a resident
  • Assists with comfort measures at the end of life

What you’ll need:

  • Completion of a recognized Health Care Aide certification course and registered with the HCA Directory
  • Must be fluent in English, both orally and in writing
  • Preference given to those with 1 year or more of related experience
  • Strong planning, follow up, time management & organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and remain flexible within a demanding environment

Perks & Benefits

  • Job variety, no two days will be the same
  • Amazing residents with rich life stories
  • Competitive Benefits and Salary

Send us your cover letter and resume and don’t forget to tell us about yourself. We want to get to know you — what you’re passionate about, who inspires you and why you want to work with residents in our Hospice Program.

NOTE: In an effort to further protect our vulnerable residents as well as other employees and volunteers, AgeCare requires all new employees to produce a clear Vulnerable Record Search prior to starting work. This search can be obtained through your local police service.

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