PSW Personal Support Worker
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Personal Support Workers (PSW) are welcome to apply for positions to work at our 98 bed long term care Home located in Winchester, ON. Under the direction of the Director of Care, the PSWs provide direct primary care to residents to fulfill their physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and spiritual needs in accordance with the policies, procedures and routines of our Home.
Provide quality care while assisting assigned residents with all Activities of Daily Living.
Communicate effectively with all members of our multi-disciplinary team.
Advocate for the health, safety and well-being of our residents.
Assist with feeding and meal service of various diets to all of our residents of varying levels of assistance.
Practice proper body mechanics, hand hygiene, universal precautions and be familiar with proper infection control protocols and procedures.
Document accurately in a clear and concise manner.
Participate in In-services, care conferences, and mandatory training as required.
Adhere to all of the routines, procedures and policies of the Home.
PSW Certificate or Diploma from an accredited academic institution
Experience in long term care is an asset
Possess excellent organizational and time management skills
Mental and physical capabilities to perform the duties
Positive and professional manner
Ability to read, write and communicate clearly in English
Be familiar with various lift machines and their proper practices
Demonstrate maturity, reliability, empathy, critical thinking skills, and commitment to caring for our residents in accordance with the LTCA, and our Home’s policies and procedures.
Ability to take direction, follow a care plan, work independently or as part of a team
Personal Support Workers require a valid Personal Support Worker Certificate.
All newly hired staff must present a Police Check for Service with the Vulnerable Sector, a two-step Tuberculosis Test and agree to annual inoculation against influenza.
How to ApplySend resume and cover letter by email to; Ursula Lamoureux RN GNC ( C ) Director of Care firstname.lastname@example.org
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