Resume including dates of work experience as a health care aide or in a related job position as well as supportive education certificates (e.g., workshops taken, CPR, First Aide, etc.).
Letters of recommendations from current employer and/or letters of reference outlining the candidates suitability for the PLAR process. Letters must describe the: motivation to learn, problem-solving ability, maturity, empathetic attitude towards others, organizational skills, teamwork, communication and documentation skills.
Proof of work experience as a HCA of 600 hours within the last two years as provided by employers.
Review of Prototype Curriculum's Performance Checklist (checklist provided by the educational institution) and filled out by the candidate in conjunction with employer's regulated nursing professional (LPN,RN,RPN).
A clear Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check must be submitted upon acceptance to the program. The Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check must have been obtained within the 90 days of presenting proof to the Program. Presence of an unclear Criminal Record or Vulnerable Sector Check may impede your ability to complete the practicum required for successful completion of the program and may be a barrier in securing employment as a HCA after graduation. Applicants are required to be fit for practice in the various capacities of the role. The applicant must be in good physical, emotional and psychological health. An up-to-date Immunization Record must be submitted prior to the practicum placement. Proof of current Canadian Heart and Stroke CPR certification for Health Care Providers must be submitted prior to the practicum.