Health Care Aide – Temporary Full Time


Alberta Health Services

Your Opportunity:

If you like small town living, and enjoy working with the elderly, then this position in Oyen might be for you! Big Country Hospital, Continuing Care Unit, is a 30 bed unit located in a rural setting where you will work within an interdisciplinary team environment to provide client centered care. Home to approximately 1,070 residents, Oyen is located in southeastern Alberta, 297 km from Calgary, and 40 km from the Saskatchewan border. The main industries include farming, ranching, oil and gas, along with a growing tourism sector. There’s a range of shops and restaurants to choose from, with the largest single employer in town being Alberta Health Services’ two facilities, the Big Country Hospital and Oyen Community Health Services.


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: Auxiliary Long Term Care Nursing

    • Primary Location: Oyen – Big Country Hospital

    • Location Details: As Per Location

    • Multi-Site: Not Applicable

    • FTE: 1.00

    • Posting End Date: 14-NOV-2022

    • Temporary Employee Class: Temporary Full Time

    • Date Available: 24-NOV-2022

    • Temporary End Date: 24-FEB-2023

    • Hours per Shift: 7.75

    • Length of Shift in weeks: 5

    • Shifts per cycle: 25

    • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends

    • Days Off: As Per Rotation

    • Minimum Salary: $20.37

    • Maximum Salary: $24.76

  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required 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.

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