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Personal Support Worker - Muskoka

POSITION:
Personal Support Worker
STATUS:
Part-Time
DEPARTMENT:
Nursing
DIVISION:
Long Term Care
LOCATION:
Muskoka
CITY:
Gravenhurst, ON
DATE POSTED:
Thursday, Aug 14, 2014
DEADLINE TO APPLY:
Thursday, Sep 04, 2014
COMPETITION NUMBER:
PSW MUSK 0814
CONTACT EMAIL:
denise.ward@leisureworld.ca
JOB SUMMARY:
Leisureworld Caregiving Centre – Muskoka is home to 182 residents and currently has an opening for a Part-Time Personal Support Worker.
 
As a valued member of the team, the Personal Support Worker demonstrates a commitment to resident safety by providing quality care in accordance with organization’s vision and mission.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES (But not limited to):
  • Observation of Residents
  • Maintenance of Skin Integrity
  • Assists with Personal Hygiene, use and care of Adaptive Devices/Prosthesis
  • Assists with Elimination/Toileting and Nutrition
  • Ambulates/Transfers
  • Provides cognitive, social, emotional and spiritual support to residents
  • Implements infection control and emergency measures
  • Assists with Restorative Care
  • Assists in the provision of care after death and transportation of bodies to the morgue
  • Collects and Monitors Resident Information
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations and reports any injury, illness, unsafe acts or conditions
  • Leisureworld is a 24/7 operation, flexibility to work a variety of shifts as required operationally.
  • Other duties or Special Projects as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Working experience with the elderly in a health care setting, knowledgeable with respect to their needs
  • Knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering simple treatment and related bedside care to resident
  • Must be familiar with supplies and equipment used to carry out duties.
  • Must understand the basis of good sanitation and sterile techniques to avoid infection or the spread of contagious illness.
  • Must be mature and possess good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with resident, families and visitors
  • Sensitive and empathetic to the needs of the residents
  • Must have effective verbal and written English communication skills.
EDUCATION:
  • Successful completion of a Personal Support Worker certificate from an approved college or private institution meeting the standards established by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, National Association of Career Colleges, or Ontario Community Support Association
  • Current BCLS
  • Continues to grow and develop through attendance at in services, seminars, workshops etc.
WE INVEST IN YOU:
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Continuous growth and development
  • Self-fulfillment through meaningful relationships with clients
  • Employee Recognition and Discount Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • A dynamic and supportive working environment
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply directly to:
Denise Ward
Director of Care
Leisureworld Muskoka
200 Kelly Drive
Muskoka, ON  P1P 1P3
Fax:  (705) 687-9094
Website: www.leisureworld.ca
 
Please quote the competition number PSW MUSK 0814 in the subject line of your fax or email.
 
Please note that if hired, your employment with Leisureworld will be contingent on receipt of a police and vulnerable sector screening free of criminal activities and satisfactory to Leisureworld’s Police Records Check and Vulnerable Screening policy.
 
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, wherever appropriate, support will be provided in the recruitment process and accommodations for disabilities will be provided on request.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted. Resumes are shared amongst all Leisureworld Homes.
 
 
OUR VALUES
 
Respect    °    Commitment    °    Teamwork    °    Communication   °   Learning
Deadline to Apply: Sep 04, 2014


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