PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER
TEMPORARY FULL TIME & TEMPORARY PART TIME
RESOURCE FLOAT POOL
CURRENT SCHEDULE IS DDNN; 12 HOUR SHIFTS (Subject to change)
LAKERIDGE HEALTH OSHAWA/BOWMANVILLE/WHITBY/PORT PERRY/AJAX-PICKERING
SALARY: $23.69-$24.83 per hour
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Personal Support Worker (PSW) is an integral member of the healthcare team. Working under the supervision of the Nurse, Unit Coordinator and Manager with responsibilities that focus on the provision of direct and indirect personal care involving a variety of activities of daily living while supporting the functions of all team members, offer diversion, de-escalation and support of the medically stable patient. The PSW will also collaborate with other health disciplines.
Successful completion of a 1 year Personal Support Worker program from an accredited Community College;
Successful completion of a U-First/PIECES Certificate Program, an asset;
Successful completion of Gentle Persuasion Program, an asset;
Current Basic Life Support required;
Proven critical thinking, observation and problem solving skills;
Demonstrated related healthcare and inventory experience;
Basic knowledge of Microsoft computer programs, preferably Meditech;
Physically able to perform the essential duties of the position;
Ability to work with supervision by a regulated health care provider;
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to foster good public relations and effective working relationships in a Patient and family centred environment;
Must provide a satisfactory Criminal Investigation Reference for the vulnerable sector, dated within the past 12 months;
Must have a satisfactory performance record;
Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health’s comprehensive safety program and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service education in this area; and
Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and C.U.P.E Local 6364.
Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.