Personal Support Worker
City of Greater Sudbury
Sudbury, ON, CA
6d ago

Employment Opportunity Notice : EX19-027 *Revised

  • Revised Range of Pay
  • Reporting Location : 960 Notre Dame Avenue

    Part Time PositionsUp to 48 Hours Bi-Weekly (Day / Afternoon / Night Shift)

    The Resident Care Section, Long Term Care Services Division, Community Development Department of the City of Greater Sudbury, requires Personal Support Worker(s).

    The successful candidates must possess the qualifications and perform the duties, as set out below. The current range of pay for this position is $25.21 to $26.49 per hour

    Under the general supervision of the Program Co-ordinator and the day to day direction of a Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse :

  • Provide complete Resident health care as directed and outlined in home procedures (e.g. hygiene, shaving, bathing, grooming, palliative care, etc.).
  • Position and ambulate Residents as required to promote comfort and health and in accordance with the Resident Care Plan.
  • Ensure Resident safety consistent with policies and procedures.
  • Serve food trays, verify special diets and feed Residents as required.
  • Assist Residents with activities to promote self-reliance and self-esteem for rehabilitation purposes.
  • Utilize the nursing process to observe and communicate information regarding the physical and emotional well-being of the Resident to the health team (e.
  • g. activities, fluid intake / output, appetite, etc.).

  • Assist Registered Nurse / Registered Practical Nurse with updating Resident Care Plans.
  • Document pertinent information legibly, accurately and concisely on flow sheets and as required.
  • Ensure mechanical equipment and supplies used for Resident care are properly maintained and used in a safe and effective manner.
  • Clean and organize utility rooms and cupboards as required.
  • Maintain communication and collaborate with all members of the health care team, Residents and Families.
  • Participate on committees as required.
  • Continue self growth through professional development.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of Home’s Nursing Policies and Procedures Manual and the Corporate Manual.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS's Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Graduation from an approved Personal Support Worker Program or successful completion of a minimum of one (1) year of Post Secondary Education and enrolment in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Diploma Nursing Program, in accordance with applicable legislation.
  • Training in U-First, Montessori or PointClickCare is an asset.
  • Training in Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) is an asset.
  • Up to six (6) months of directly related work experience.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills in dealing with the public, staff and outside agencies in a courteous and effective manner.
  • Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.
  • French verbal and written skills an asset.
  • Satisfactory health, attendance and former employment history.
  • Provide, at own cost, a Criminal Record Check.
  • Provide, at own cost, a Two-Step Mantoux Test (TB).
  • Provide, at own cost, N95 Mask Fitting size.
  • Note : A Criminal Record Check will be requested by the Hiring Manager should you be the candidate of choice. Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.

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