Home Support Worker
CBI Home Health
, Canada
1d ago

Home Support Worker - Saskatoon

If you strive to make a difference in people’s everyday lives by caring for them with compassion, dignity and respect, CBI Health Group has great opportunities for Home Support Worker (HSW).

Based out of We Care Home Health Services, a division of CBI Health Group, you will provide quality patient-centred care to our clients.

As a Home Support Worker, you will help patients with the activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, meal preparation and light household duties.

SCHEDULE

Casual shifts will range from mornings, days, nights and weekends.

PRIMARY DUTIES As a Continuing Care Assistant, you will :

  • In accordance with care plans and within the provincial scope of practice for Home Support Workers, assists clients with the personal care tasks of daily living, including skin care, hair care, mouth care, bathing, bowel and bladder care, positioning and movement, basic wound care, feeding (including special diets) and assistance with medication administration and oxygen.
  • May perform additional duties outside the normal scope of practice, when these duties are appropriately delegated by a registered professional.
  • Adapt to varying degrees of supervision and to the client’s requirements and wishes while working within the established service plan.
  • Assists with ambulating and mobilization of patient.
  • Performs other related housekeeping tasks as indicated in the individualized written client service plan.
  • Practices universal precautions and adheres to WHMIS protocols.
  • Recognizes and reports safety concerns or equipment malfunction in the home environment and acts accordingly to meet the safety and the protection needs of the Client.
  • Able to establish communication with appropriate sources in response to emergency situations.
  • Reports any unusual incidents.
  • Observes, documents and reports any emotional or physical changes in the Client’s condition to the Client Care Manager / Supervisor.
  • In keeping with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, the Home Support Worker will take every reasonable precaution to ensure that the workplace is safe.
  • Participates in client care conferences as required.
  • In accordance with care plans and within the provincial scope of practice for Home Support Workers, assists clients with the personal care tasks of daily living, including skin care, hair care, mouth care, bathing, bowel and bladder care, positioning and movement, basic wound care, feeding (including special diets) and assistance with medication administration and oxygen.
  • May perform additional duties outside the normal scope of practice, when these duties are appropriately delegated by a registered professional.
  • Adapt to varying degrees of supervision and to the client’s requirements and wishes while working within the established service plan.
  • Assists with ambulating and mobilization of patient.
  • Performs other related housekeeping tasks as indicated in the individualized written client service plan.
  • Practices universal precautions and adheres to WHMIS protocols.
  • Recognizes and reports safety concerns or equipment malfunction in the home environment and acts accordingly to meet the safety and the protection needs of the Client.
  • Able to establish communication with appropriate sources in response to emergency situations.
  • Reports any unusual incidents.
  • Observes, documents and reports any emotional or physical changes in the Client’s condition to the Client Care Manager / Supervisor.
  • In keeping with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, the Home Support Worker will take every reasonable precaution to ensure that the workplace is safe.
  • Participates in client care conferences as required.
  • EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • TLR Certification QUALIFICATIONS To take on the role of Personal Support Worker, you must have :
  • Criminal record check with with Vulnerable Sector Screening within the last 12 months.
  • CPR & First Aid certification is considered an asset.
  • Availability to work days, evenings and every other weekend.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Previous community experience is an asset.
  • Must posses a valid drivers license and access to a vehicle.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • TLR Certification
  • CPR & First Aid certification is considered an asset.
  • Must posses a valid drivers license and access to a vehicle.
  • WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation and benefits.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Support and recognition.
  • Opportunity to be part of a great team of professionals.
  • About CBI Health Group : CBI Health Group is Canada’s largest provider of integrated community healthcare. For over 40 years, we have remained totally committed to improving the health and enriching the lives of Canadians.

    What sets us apart is our ability to work as a unified network dedicated to the ongoing learning that allows us to foster best practices, improve access to care and create better results for our patients.

    We organize our teams and services to ensure the right professionals and caregivers provide the right service, at the right time, in the right place.

    In over 250 facilities, our services are provided by a dedicated team of more than 11,000 administrators, support staff and caregivers that include physiotherapists, occupational therapists, registered massage therapists, kinesiologists, chiropractors, speech-

    language pathologists, psychologists, physicians, nurses, dieticians and behaviour therapists. The CBI group of companies includes CBI Health Centres, CBI Home Health, We Care Home Health Services, Monarch House, CBI Workplace Solutions, and CBI Assessment Services.

    Our expanding transitional and residential community care network now numbers more than 60 homes nationwide. At CBI, our people really care and believe that by working together, we can aim higher and make great things happen every day.

    CBI Health Group is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment and selection process.

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