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Date Posted:
Jun 8, 2018

Closing Date:
Jul 8, 2018

Job Status:
Part-Time Permanent

Industry:
Health Occupations

Wage:
$ 17.41 per hour

Wage Comments:
as per Union Contract Paid Lunch

Hours per Week:
16 -48 bi-weekly

How to Apply:
Sarah Inglis Administrator / Director of Care 317079 Hwy 6 & 10 RR#3 Chatsworth, Ontario N0H 1G0 e-mai: singlis@extendicare.com

Job Reference Number:
02022012B

billman@extendicare.com

Personal Support Worker

Country Lane

Job Description:

Qualified Personal Support Workers (PSWs) are invited to apply for a part-time position to work at our 34 bed Long Term Care Home

Under the direction of the Registered Staff and Administrator, the PSW provides care and support to residents so as to fulfill the physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual needs of residents in accordance to home polices, procedure and work routines. 
 
~~RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assists in providing direct care for residents; assists with ambulation, feeding, bathing and grooming.
• Encourages participation in activity programs by assisting residents to and from activities.
• Assists with meal service and nourishment delivery to residents and provides feeding assistance as required.
• Provides emotional and social support to residents/families including palliative care.
• Adheres to established departmental polices and procedures regarding documentation, quality assurance, fire, safety, environment and infection control.
• Consults with and informs supervisor of unit activities, needs and matters related to resident care.
• Participates in care conferences and documentation related to resident care plans.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Completed a PSW Program that meets the appropriate standards established by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, the National Association of Career Colleges, or the Ontario Community Support Association and must be a minimum of 600 hours in duration (including class time and practical experience time)
• Nursing Experience in long-term care an asset
• Knowledge and experience in care planning systems and documentation required
• Mentally and physically able to perform duties as assigned
• Ability to communicate positively with other staff, residents and families
• Demonstrates empathy, concern and interest in providing quality care and service to residents
• Demonstrates organizational skills and ability to complete assignments in a timely fashion
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to provide resident care in accordance with application legislation, job routines, nursing care plans, ability to read and write English and understand verbal and written instructions in English.
 
~~In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodation needs must be provided in advance. To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.

Work Site Location:

Chatsworth
317079 Hwy 6 & 10 RR#3 Chatsworth, Ontario phone: 519-794-2244 fax 519-794-2597

Other Job Requirements:

Current Criminal Record check for Vulnerable Sector Immunizations

Education Required:

College
PSW certificate

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