The PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER will support the functions of the Nursing Department while working in either a long-term care or retirment setting.
The PSW is responsible for providing assistance with the activities of daily living for our Residents, this includes but is not limited to;
bathing, toileting, feeding, personal grooming, escorting, cleaning and other duties as assigned.
As a PSW, you will ensure Residents receive excellent care services by increaing their comfort, independence and control in all aspects of their care.
You will provide friendly, courteous and attentive service, in keeping with our organizational value, mission and vision.
Our ideal candidate possesses the following qualifications :
Personal Support Worker certificate, required
Grade 12 diploma, preferred
Minimum two (2) years of Personal Support Worker experience in long-term care, preferred
Excellent attention to detail when assessing and documenting
Ability to follow a care plan with minimal supervision
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to meet the increasingly complex needs of the Residents
Good attendance record and punctuality
Ability to work effectively as a team member
Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position : push / pull up-to 250 lbslifting 50 lbs maxworking at / above shoulder heightstanding & walking for long periods of timefrequent bending, twisting, reaching, crouching
Ability to accept & follow directions and follow company policies and procedures
Able to build & maintain good working relationships with residents & coworkers