• Resident Care Assistant Red Deer

    Job Locations CA-AB-Red Deer
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/13/2018 11:05 AM)
    Competition Number
    CC-60539-VM
    Department Name
    Continuing Care
    Close Date
    6/20/2018
    Facility Name
    Villa Marie, Red Deer
    FTE
    0.7
    Job Type
    Permanent, Part Time
    Affiliation
    AUPE - Alberta Union of Provincial Employees
    Min
    CAD $19.53/Hr.
    Hours Worked
    23:00 to 07:00
    Max
    CAD $24.46/Hr.
    Shift Rotation
    Days (21 Shifts / 6 Weeks)
    Who can Apply
    Open to the public
  • Job Description

    About the Organization:

     

    Covenant Care is a non-profit partner in Alberta’s integrated health system serving seniors of all faiths and backgrounds. We are committed to innovative approaches to support seniors in a caring community where they can thrive.

     

    Covenant Care’s communities are Holy Cross Manor, St. Marguerite Manor, and St. Teresa Place in Calgary, Villa Marie in Red Deer, Saint Thomas Health centre in Edmonton, Foyer Lacombe in St. Albert, and Chateau Vitaline in Beaumont.

     

    Covenant Care welcomes all those who serve those most in need.

     

    We are called to continue the healing ministry of Jesus by serving with compassion, upholding the sacredness of life in all stages, and caring for the whole person- body, mind and soul.  The position of Resident Assistant will commit to incorporate our mission, vision, and our values, which are Compassion, Collaboration, Respect, Social Justice, Integrity and Stewardship, and uphold our ethical traditions as foundational aspects in all actions and decision-making.

     

    Job Summary:

     

    As a member of the care team, the Resident Assistant (RA) provides support to residents, their family and visitors in a home-like environment that enables independence, choice, dignity, privacy and individuality. An individual in this position assists residents as necessary in areas of personal care, social support, and assisting residents to participate in recreation and leisure activities.

     

    The position requires the ability to communicate in all forms (reading, writing, clear verbal articulation and active listening) to implement recommendations and develop plans and procedures in accordance with Covenant Care’s protocol and also with applicable legislation. Information learned and shared is extremely sensitive, and it is expected that the Resident Assistant maintains absolute confidentiality.

     

    • This position is responsible for providing resident care in a way that acknowledges resident choice, dignity, privacy, independence, culture, spirituality and individuality inclusive of a home-like environment. 
    • Ensuring service is provided in a manner reflective of Covenant Care’s standards.
    • Maintaining a close working relationship with the LPN/RN Team.
    • Consistently promoting teamwork and cooperation within the team.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum Grade 12 required
    • Completed recognized Health Care Aide Certificate (or equivalent recognized training/experience)
    • Dementia education an asset
    • 6 months to 1 year of experience in an Assisted Living/Continuing Care facility preferred
    • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently
    • Computer skills an asset

    When Applying

    Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    All employees new to Covenant Care must provide a criminal records check, including vulnerable sector search.
    Covenant Care is committed to an inclusive work environment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

    We thank you in advance for applying with Covenant Care.

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