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Personal Support Worker - Spencer House

POSITION:
Personal Support Worker
STATUS:
Part-Time
DEPARTMENT:
Nursing
DIVISION:
Long Term Care
LOCATION:
Spencer House
CITY:
Orillia, ON
DATE POSTED:
Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014
DEADLINE TO APPLY:
Tuesday, Aug 05, 2014
COMPETITION NUMBER:
PSW ORI 0714
CONTACT EMAIL:
Freda.poirier@leisureworld.ca
JOB SUMMARY:

Leisureworld Caregiving Centre – Orillia is home to 160 residents and currently has openings for two (2) Permanent Part-Time Personal Support Workers.
 
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:
Freda Poirier
Director of Care
Leisureworld Orillia
835 West Ridge Boulevard
Orillia, ON  L3V 8B3
Fax:  (705) 326-1482
Website: www.leisureworld.ca
 
Competition Number: PSW ORI 0714
 
Please quote the competition number PSW ORI 0714 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: Aug 05, 2014


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