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Personal Support Worker (PSW)

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Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Various Locations

Applications are invited for the position of Personal Support Worker

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure resident care is provided with established standards and principles, nurses' and physicians’ orders, and administrative policies.  
  • Assisting in providing resident care: feeding, dressing, grooming, bathing, ambulation.
  • Portering resdidents to and from activations programs while encouraging their involvemet in these programs
  • Meal service delivery and assistance in feeding residents when required
  • Delivery of emotional support to residents and family members. 
  • Providing palliative care as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proof of successful completion of an accredited PSW certificate course
  • Experience working with the elderly in Long-Term Care setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of techniques of caring for the elderly
  • Ability to work safely following established safe practices and procedures
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English including written documentation
  • Maturity with good physical and mental health required
  • Empathy, patience, and tact are essential qualities
  • Demonstrates consistent attendance for scheduled shifts
  • Commitment to on-going learning through professional development

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under UniversalCare Employment Accommodation Policy.

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: 8 Hour Shift Day shift

Holidays/Nights/Weekends

Support Care: 1 year (Preferred)

Work remotely  No

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