JOB SUMMARY :
The Personal Support Worker provides for the individual needs of the residents according to established resident care plan, all components of activities of daily living and supporting participation in recreational and therapeutic activities.
Promotes the provision of resident focused care in accordance with the organization policies, physician’s orders, resident plan of care, resident bill of rights and related philosophies.
Provides care and services to the residents with respect to their senses, communication, activities of daily living and personal life style choices.
Observes, reports, records resident conditions and follows care plans as directed by the Registered Nurse and / or Registered Practical Nurse.
Participates and contributes in all aspects of quality, risk, records and infection control measures and / or programs.
Deals tactfully and courteously with residents, resident’s family, visitors and staff in a positive manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a Personal Support Worker certificate from an approved college or private institution meeting the standards established by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, National Association of Career Colleges, or Ontario Community Support Association
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification (BCLS).
Knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering simple treatment and related bedside care to resident.
Demonstrated experience in a long-term care setting is preferred.
Effective verbal and written English communication skills required.
For Ontario locations, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, upon request, support will be provided for accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and assessment process.