DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide personal care service according to directions on the established care plan or assignment sheet, and ensure that, on an ongoing basis, the emotional, spiritual, physical comfort and safety of clients are met to the greatest possible extent.
Provide personal care that is within the provincial scope of practice for a Personal Care Worker; duties may include skin care, hair care, mouth care, bathing, bowel and bladder care, positioning and movement, exercise, basic wound care, feeding including special diets, and assistance with oxygen administration and medication reminder.
Observe and document client conditions according to company standards; report unusual events or changes in the client’s condition to the immediate Supervisor or to the Office.
Complete other tasks as requested.
Graduation from an accredited Personal Care Worker Program.
At least one year of recent personal care experience in a similar position or life experience in which similar duties were completed.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English. Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team;
demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions as related to client care; able to travel locally from assignment to assignment.