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Health Care Aide

Requisition ID: 357163

Competition #: SS-24-312

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled
Position Number: 117-71230-N253-02

City: Altona Community Memorial Health Centre

Site: Altona

Department / Unit: Acute

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: CUPE

Anticipated Start Date: To Be Determined

FTE: 1.0

Anticipated Shift: Days;Nights;Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 hour shifts

Annual Base Hours: 2015


Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Summary

Under the leadership and direction of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse as team leaders, the Health Care Aide (HCA) provides support and assistance to residents/patients in Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) as identified in the care plan. The HCA works to full scope of practice and engages in education and certifications to maintain competency. Person-centered care is provided according to established standards of practice, including but not limited to, Accreditation Canada Standards, Personal Care Home Standards, and legislative requirements.

The incumbent exercises the appropriate level of initiative and independent judgment in determining work priorities, work methods to be employed and action to be taken on unusual matters. The position functions in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision and values; and the policies of Southern Health-Santé Sud.


• Minimum Grade 12
• Health Care Aide Certificate from recognized program
• Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (Acute Care)
• Other combinations of education and experience may be considered
• Knowledge of Confidentiality/privacy requirements following The Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) legislation
• Knowledge of Workplace safety requirements following Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
• Knowledge of Violence Prevention Program (VPP) training and processes
• Knowledge of SCHIPP training and processes
• 1 – 2 years experience working in a health care setting preferred 

• 1 – 2 years experience preferably caring for elderly or disabled clients preferred
• Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload
• Demonstrated ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as needed
• Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand English
• Demonstrated ability to interact well with others
• Demonstrated ability and willingness to work in stressful environments which may include aggressive and/or agitated individuals
• Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population is required
• Proficiency of both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions
• Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and mental demands of the job
• Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and other mediums
• Good work and attendance record

Conditions of Employment

• Completes and maintains a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check, as appropriate.
• All Health Care workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with Southern Health-Santé Sud policy
• Some program areas require a valid Class 5 driver’s license, an all-purpose insured vehicle and liability insurance of at least $1,000,000.00

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.


Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.


Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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