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Personal Support Worker

Company Name Pine Meadow Nursing Home
Location Northbrook, ON
Date Posted November 07, 2018
Category Medical / Health
Job Type Part-time
ASAP Yes
Benefits Yes
Criminal Record Check Required Yes
Education Certification
Job Apply Please submit resume to: epalmateer@extendicare.com or fax 1-613-336-9144
Rate of Pay $19.48
Shift Hours 8 hour shifts, opportunity for overtime, shift hours 0600-1400, 1400-2200, 2200-0600
Start Date ASAP

Description

PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER (TEMPORARY PART-TIME, PERMANENT PART TIME AND CASUAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE) – Pine Meadow

Personal Support Workers are invited to apply for the above noted positions to work at our 64 bed long term care home, located in Northbrook, Ontario.

 

Under the direction of the Registered Staff, the PSW provides direct personal and nursing care to residents so as to fulfil the physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual needs of residents in accordance to home polices, procedure and work routines.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Assists in providing direct care for residents; assists with ambulation, feeding, bathing and grooming.
  • Encourages participation in activity programs by assisting residents to and from activities.
  • Assists with meal service and nourishment delivery to residents and provides feeding assistance as required.
  • Provides emotional and social support to residents/families including palliative care.
  • Adheres to established departmental polices and procedures regarding documentation, quality assurance, fire, safety, environment and infection control.
  • Consults with and informs supervisor of unit activities, needs and matters related to resident care.
  • Participates in care conferences and documentation related to resident care plans.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Completed a PSW Program that meets the appropriate standards established by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, the National Association of Career Colleges, or the Ontario Community Support Association and must be a minimum of 600 hours in duration (including class time and practical experience time)
  • Demonstrates organizational Nursing Experience in long-term care required
  • Knowledge and experience in care planning systems and documentation required
  • Mentally and physically able to perform duties as assigned
  • Ability to communicate positively with other staff, residents and families
  • Demonstrates empathy, concern and interest in providing quality care and service to residents
  • skills and ability to complete assignments in a timely fashion
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to provide resident care in accordance with applicable legislation, job routines, and nursing care plans. Ability to read and write in English and understand verbal and written instructions in English.
  • Must have a completed Vulnerable Sector Check (within 6 months); and a current 2 step TB skin test (within a year). 

CLOSING DATE: November 1, 2018

 

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of:

 

Elizabeth Palmateer, Director of Care E-Mail: epalmateer@extendicare.com

 

In Ontario, Extendicare, Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Accommodation needs must be provided in advance.   To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.

 

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