Psychiatric Aide – Concurrent
Alberta Health Services
Ponoka, CA
4d ago

Your Opportunity :

Within the Adult Inpatient Program, the Concurrent Disorders Enhanced Service at the Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury provides specialized care and treatment for the individuals experiencing both a severe mental health and a severe addictions disorder to support recovery.

Reporting to a Unit Manager, the Psychiatric Aide Concurrent will be working within a client centered treatment approach and will be responsible for providing patient / family support, discharge planning, group facilitation and individual work with clients.

Individual work with clients to enhance their well-being. You will report all relevant patient information to a staff nurse / Unit Manager.

Description :

As a Psychiatric Aide, you will perform activities within a multi-disciplinary team to meet the personal care needs and comforts of patients in accordance with the patient care plan and facility policies and procedures.

  • Your duties will includes assisting with the provision of routine nursing care to meet patients' hygiene, nutrition, mobility, recreation and safety needs;
  • assisting with organized activities or programs; as well as observing and reporting on a patient's mood, health, and wellbeing.

    You will be assisting in the maintenance of a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors, and maintaining effective communication with patients and health professionals.

  • Classification : Psychiatric Aide
  • Union : AUPE AUX
  • Department : CZ PNK CNTLCTR AD Psych Bryce
  • Multi-Site : Not Applicable
  • FTE : 1.00
  • Posting End Date : 22-FEB-2019
  • Employee Class : Regular Full Time
  • Date Available : 04-MAR-2019
  • Hours per Shift : 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks : 5
  • Shifts per cycle : 25
  • Shift Pattern : Days, Nights
  • Days Off : As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary : $21.74
  • Maximum Salary : $25.34
  • Vehicle Requirement : N / A
  • Required Qualifications :

    Completion of Grade 12. Completion of Personal Care Aide or Mental Health Aide Certificate or equivalent. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support -

    Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

    Additional Required Qualifications :

    Keen observation and communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in an in-patient mental health setting is essential.

    Preferred Qualifications :

    Preference given to those with experience in mental health and addictions.

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