The Patient Services Partner (PSP) is responsible for the provision of patient care to a specific group of patients under the supervision of Regulated Health Care Professionals (RHP) and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Southlake Regional Health Centre (SRHC).
PSPs are primarily required to perform tasks for patients that are focused on activities of daily living (ADL) including mobility and feeding.
Skills & Abilities
Empty, measure, and report ostomy and Foley catheter drainage and dispose of contents
Perform urine and stool specimen collection and labeling of these specimens
Perform various patient care duties and related social activities necessary in meeting patient’s personal needs and comfort and documenting as required
Provide physical assistance to patients as required by assisting with lifts and transfers, as directed by a RHP
Assist with ambulation, toileting, bathing and personal hygiene functions under the direction of RHP
Assist with tray set-up and feeding of patients as directed by a RHP; opening packages, making patient comfortable, feeding when necessary and documenting food consumption
Monitor at risk patients by direct observation in or outside the patient room
Document patient care activities in the Health Care Record
Demonstrates understanding of infection prevention and control practices
Demonstrates conflict resolution skills
Demonstrated excellence in communication, both written and verbal
Demonstrated problem assessment skills
Demonstrated commitment to customer service and teamwork
Demonstrated individual leadership skills
High school diploma required
Successful completion of a Personal Support Worker / Developmental Service Worker program through a National Association of Community Career Colleges approved program (community college / accredited college program) OR successful completion of a minimum of the 1st year of a Nursing program required
Recent patient care experience preferred
Recent acute care experience preferred
At Southlake Regional Health Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities.
Southlake Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
It is the responsibility of all Southlake Regional Health Centre employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.