Personal Support Worker/Health Care Aide
Baycrest
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5d ago

Apotex 5 is a Cognitive Support Unit . This 79 bed unit has residents who are living with a wide range of cognitive and physical changes to their abilities from mild to severe cognitive impairment and from ambulating independently, to being wheel-chair bound.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to :

  • Supports, in consultation with the Registered Nurse / Registered Practical Nurse, the physical and personal care needs of the client including, but not limited to : hygiene, grooming and dressing, toileting, recording nutrition and hydration intake, provision of preventative skin care
  • Supports their independence, dignity, social, emotional and cultural well- being
  • Initiates and maintains a relationship with the client, their family and other care providers
  • Qualifications include but are not limited to :

  • Current P.S.W. certificate from a recognized community college or educational institute or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in Long-Term Care with clients in day programs or residents in a Long-Term Care setting preferred
  • Certificate in Dementia Care preferred
  • Training in Gentle Persuasive Approach and U-First preferred
  • Psychogeriatric experience, i.e. mental health assessment and intervention and working with responsive behaviours including various types of dementia, delirium, mental health issues preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
  • Basic computer skills Meditech, Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
  • Position # PSW179

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