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Personal Support Worker

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Care/Supervisor of Care at the assigned organization under the guidance and direction of the Registered Nursing Staff. Is responsible for providing care, support, assistance, and supervision to residents/clients in the assigned Health Care Centre; promoting independence in activities of daily living, including restorative care, and working in collaboration with members of the client care team

SCL Nurses

Responsibilities:

  • Participates with other members of the Care Team in promoting the health, well-being and independence of residents/clients.

  • Performs basic care procedures which she/he has been prepared for through the PSW Certificate Program.

  • Reports changes in residents’ physical, mental, and/or emotional condition to the
    Registered Nurse or designate.

  • Immediately reports any problems or incidents involving residents and/or staff to the Registered Nurse in Charge.

  • Receives verbal and/or written reports from outgoing shift members and documents incidents and conditions occurring on previous shift.

  • Liaises and promotes positive relationships with the medical and facility staff, residents, families and visitors

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of a Personal Support Worker certificate program or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Up to one (1) year experience or practicum placement with resident care in a long-term care facility or other geriatric environment.

  • Police Vulnerable Sector Checks (PVSC).

  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer focus, communication, collaboration and personal ownership.

  • Demonstrated basic computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and the ability to receive and respond to emails.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to work within a diverse community and ability to deal empathetically with residents, family members, etc., to contribute to their well-being.

How to Apply:

Please email Resume and Cover Letter to: info@sclagency.ca

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted by email

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