Observer - Regular Full-time - Observer Resource Team (SB0037)
Toronto, ON, CA
2d ago

Summary of Duties

  • Observe the patient(s) assigned so as to support a safe and caring environment for the patient(s).
  • Notify a registered health professional immediately if the patient is in any danger, if the patient has gone missing, or if there is a significant change in the patient’s behaviour and / or condition.
  • Interact with the patient, comforting the patient as needed and engaging in cognitively stimulating recreational activities as appropriate.
  • Under the close or direct supervision of the patient’s registered health professionals, provide assistance to the patient with the activities of daily living.
  • Communicate their observations with the health care team to facilitate care planning.
  • Complete the documentation specifically required of Observers, as per corporate policy and procedure.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications / Skills

  • Minimum Grade 11 or equivalent education as recognized by the Ministry of Education, Province of Ontario
  • One year of recent related experience in an acute care hospital, long term care or complex continuing care setting required OR a PSW certificate from an accredited program OR completion of a minimum of one year of an accredited Nursing program.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of spoken and written English language skills and abilities required
  • Successful completion of recent accredited Personal Support Worker certificate an asset
  • Demonstrated experience and delivery of patient focused care
  • Demonstrated ability to perform effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary care team
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and communication skills
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