Health Care Aide, Kampala

Published 2023-05-25
Expires 2023-06-25
ID #1589023842
Health Care Aide, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Published May 25, 2023

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Health care aide

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DescriptionAbout the jobYour Opportunity:Under supervision and direction of the RN, RPN, LPN (Licensed Healthcare Professional), the Health Care Aide (HCA) provides direct care to clients in their homes in both the community and lodge setting. Responsibilities: Provides personal care and assists with activities of daily living as outlined in the care plan, including but not limited to personal hygiene, dressing, feeding, grooming, transferring and mobilizing. Provides emotional support by being a good listener, being supportive, being friendly and sincere, and interacting in a positive and optimistic manner. Provides respite care to relieve family caregivers including but not limited to companionship, recreational activities, and supervision. Performs health care duties as authorized on the client’s plan of care including simple dressings, medication assistance, catheter care, ostomy care, and exercises for range of movement and strengthening. There may also be opportunity to work with Didsbury Home Care.Description:As a Health Care Aide (HCA), 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 Unit and Program: Home Care Primary Location: Airdrie Health Centre Location Details: As Per Location Multi-Site: Not Applicable FTE: 0.50 Posting End Date: 29-MAY-2023 Employee Class: Regular Part Time Date Available: 08-JUN-2023 Hours per Shift: 7.75 Length of Shift in weeks: 10 Shifts per cycle: 25 Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends Days Off: As Per Rotation Minimum Salary: $20.78 Maximum Salary: $25.26 Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle RequiredRequired Qualifications:Active directory status on the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory. Must provide a confirmation letter as proof of enrolment from the Directory at Nursing students currently enrolled in an approved Alberta nursing program who have successfully completed a minimum of 100 hours of practicum; and are either in their 1st year of practical nursing program; or 2nd year of baccalaureate nursing or psychiatric nursing program will be considered. Must attest to this compliance and provide proof of qualification.Additional Required Qualifications:Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP) required. Ability to work as a member of a team and to request and accept direction as required. Effective communication in verbal and written English is required. Effective interpersonal and communication skills with patients/clients, families, visitors and team members. Well-developed time management skills. May be required to work a variety of shifts and shift patterns. Lifting and transferring up to 50lb. Ability to drive long distances in rural areas to provide client care. Registered with the HCA Directory.Preferred Qualifications:Previous experience working in a home care or a community setting. Previous experience with medication assistance would be an asset. Medication Assistance Certificate or prior experience in Medication Assistance is preferred. Previous experience in the health care field and work with older or chronically ill individuals is preferred.

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