PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER Villa Colombo Services for Seniors (Casual, Part time & Full time) (Day, Evening & Night shifts)
Must be available every other weekend
Candidates are invited to apply for the above positions to work at Villa Colombo Services for Seniors, a 391-bed long-term care facility, located in Toronto, Ontario.
The incumbent will report to the Director, Nursing Unit to which they are assigned.
Effectively communicates with all team members and ensures that the RPN & RN receive pertinent information in a timely manner.
Assumes responsibility for the ADL care of the resident.
Respects and complies with Resident Bill of Rights.
Accountable to the RN & RPN for the quality of resident care.
Reports any change in physical or mental condition and behaviour of the residents to the Registered Staff.
Assists family and responds to questions when appropriate. Refers questions related to resident’s medical condition to Registered Staff.
Attends in-service and continuing educational sessions, as assigned.
Assists the resident to meet their individualized quality of life needs (eg. activation programs, family outings) as reflected in the mission, vision and values of the organization.
Assist with implementation and evaluation of the plan of care for the residents that is resident, and family focused.
Assists with the admission, transfer and discharge of the resident.
Participates in health record documentation by completing resident care checklist, nourishment checklist, restraint monitoring and other flow charts as assigned.
Complies with Compliance Standards from Ministry of Health Long-Term Care and Villa Colombo Policies & Procedures and other relevant regulatory and legislative standards.
Mentors new staff during the orientation period.
Supervises, serves and assists residents with eating in dining areas at mealtimes.
Responds to resident call bells and assists with ADL’s as required.
Maintains a safe environment for residents and staff.
Performs other related duties as required.
COMPETENCIES & QUALIFICATIONS :
Ontario College Certificate that is approved by the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Training
Excellent organizational, observational, interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong documentation skills
Ability to Multitask and Prioritize
Ability to demonstrate positive and pleasant demeanor and able to handle difficult situations in a professional manner
Strong attention to detail
Ability to articulate and demonstrate resident safety strategies
Ability to interact with seniors including those that are cognitively impaired
Works independently as well as within a team
Demonstrates skill in managing aggressive behaviour using client centered approach
Ability to speak Italian an asset
A police reference check for the vulnerable sector, not older than 6 months, will be required.