Health Care Aide

  • Full Time
  • Taber

Alberta Health Services

Your Opportunity:

If you are a Health Care Aide who loves the rural lifestyle and working with the elderly, then this position in Taber might be just what you’re looking for!. Taber Continuing Care is comprised of 10 LTC beds and 2 CTB beds in the area.

As a member of the team, you will provide excellent patient and resident family centered care. Client care may include assisting clients with activities of daily living, treatments and treatment plan, and other Nursing team related activities.

The Health Care Aide responsibilities include providing basic Nursing care to residents as an unregulated worker under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), or in accordance with CCHSS, resident care plans and AHS policies, and procedures. Assists in providing a clean and safe environment.

Monitors resident progress and reports relevant information to the Registered Nurse in a timely manner. Monitors and participates in RAI MDS resident tracking, care plan development and implementation as directed.

Following demonstration of competence, the HCA is responsible for providing restricted activities deemed appropriate by the organization based on the resident/patient condition and under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Responsible for maintaining accurate, concise documentation that meets organizational legislative, and legal requirements.


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.

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.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider.

Supportive Pathways Certificate.

Preferred Qualifications: