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Health Care Aides – Health Centre – Chateh

Career Posting : Health Care Aides – Health Centre – Chateh

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Type: Full-Time
Term: Other
Closing Date: May 1, 2018 5:00 pm

 Open to DTFN Members Only


The Dene Tha’ First Nation Oojon T’sana/Health Program has two (2) Health Care Aide positions available, based out of the Health Centre in Chateh. These are full-time positions with benefits.


Reporting to the Coordinator, the Health Care Aide provides ongoing or short-term home support services for members and families. Under supervision, performs routine health-related duties and administer personal care duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Providing care for members and families during periods of incapacitation, or convalescence
  • Assisting the doctors/nurses that are treating the patient
  • Checking to see that the patient follows the diet and/or takes medication on time as prescribed by the doctor
  • Administering bedside and personal care to members such as aid in ambulation, bathing, personal hygiene, and dressing
  • Caring for mostly elderly patients as well as other patients who have lost the mobility to do everyday tasks
  • Helping the patient gain their basic motor functions
  • Developing good relations with the patients and the family and guiding them in medical matters
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned by the Coordinator


  • Minimum Grade 10 or equivalent, and have First Aid, CPR Certification
  • Must have completed a recognized health care aide program or equivalent in providing nursing care with three to five (3-5) years’ experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft computer programs
  • Must be dependable and reliable
  • Ability to speak the Dene language is a definite asset

The successful candidate must provide a current criminal record check and a child welfare clearance check. Must possess a Class 5 Driver’s License and have reliable transportation.

Closing Date:
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Submit resumes to:
Elna Ahnassay, Personnel Services Coordinator
Dene Tha’ First Nation
Box 120 Chateh, AB T0H 0S0
Fax: (780) 321-3863 or 321-3886

We thank all applicants in advance however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.