Health Care Aide (ADP) – Part Time (0.7 FTE)

Position
Health Care Aide (ADP)

Location
Calgary

Status
Part Time (0.7 FTE)

Work hours
6.5 hours per shift on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Start Date
Until suitable candidate found

 

DESCRIPTION

Our workplace is one where staff can grow in a career that is meaningful and contributing to the community. Wing Kei’s staff and volunteers provide compassionate and individualized support for two age groups: seniors through on-site health and living care and since September 2020, for children and their families through our new Montessori School. As an organization, we adhere to high standards of care, repeatedly receiving Exemplary Standing with Accreditation Canada over the years.

Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Care and Clinical Manager, you will support the Adult Day Program and its activities, by providing companionship and care to seniors’ physical, and emotional needs in accordance with Wing Kei’s Person and Family Centred Care framework, aligned with our vision, mission and core values.

 

THE ROLE

Key Accountabilities

  • Demonstrate, promote and advocate the Wing Kei vision, mission and core values
  • Deliver personal care and assist with daily living and personal hygiene activities
  • Assist in nursing process – observe, document and report changes in clients’ physical and emotional condition to provide input into care plans; assist in medication delivery
  • Assists the ADP Coordinator in the implementation and evaluation of recreation programs according to resident/client needs by encouraging and getting clients to participate in recreation and social activities. Provides feedback to the ADP Coordinator.
  • Provide cognitive, social and emotional support to clients and encourage clients’ engagement in programs that improve their quality of life
  • Maintains effective communication and good relationship with clients, families and significant others
  • Provides job shadowing or mentorship to members of the health care team or students, as assigned
  • Attends unit/facility meetings as required. Participates in team and client and family council meetings, provides input in problem solving process
  • Participates in on-going trainings to ensure high standard of service and best practices in the field is achieved
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 

 THE INDIVIDUAL WHO WILL SUCCEED

  • Is aligned with Wing Kei’s vision and mission to continue to deliver excellence in seniors care
  • Health Care Aide Certificate as per Government of Alberta Health Care Aide Curriculum, or deemed competent by completing the Provincial Competency Assessment within six months of employment
  • Current registration with Alberta Health Care Aide Directory is required
  • Experience working in the Adult Day Program preferred
  • Is diligent with good observation skills, keen attention to details
  • Is respectful for clients and their family members, as well their rights and privacy, and properties
  • Is committed to perform and promote effective work practices and safety awareness
  • Possess effective verbal and non-verbal skills to communicate with clients and interdisciplinary teams; ability to communicate in Chinese would be an asset

 

Benefits:

Package includes:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Pension

How to Apply:

Please send resume:

by E-Mail to:

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or by Fax to:
1-866-281 5988
or by Mail to:
Wing Kei
1212 Centre Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 2R4
​Attn: Human Resources

If you do not have a resume, please submit an application form in WORD or PDF or ONLINE format.

Benefits:

Package includes:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Pension

How to Apply:

Please send resume:

by E-Mail to:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or by Fax to:
1-866-281 5988
or by Mail to:
Wing Kei
1212 Centre Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 2R4
​Attn: Human Resources

If you do not have a resume, please submit an application form in WORD or PDF or ONLINE format.

We are an equity employer and encourage applications from all genders, persons with disabilities and visible minorities who may contribute to the wellbeing of our residents.

All new employees must complete a Criminal Records Check in accordance with the Protection for Persons in Care Act. In compliance with Alberta Health’s Infection Control standards, all new employees are required to provide a copy of their Tuberculosis or Chest X-Ray paperwork and a proof of positive immunity of MMR within 30 days of their date of hire.

Thank you for your interest in working at Wing Kei. Unless you are contacted for an interview, you will receive no further acknowledgment of your application.