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Personal Support Worker, Job Offer in Gananoque, Ontario

Job description

We care about your quality of life - As such, we offer stable employment in a rewarding environment with a competitive salary.

This is a family business that will help you succeed.

Qualifications:

  • Possess and provide a diploma for a PSW course from a certified educational facility.
  • Preference will be given to individuals with Long-Term Care experience;
  • Good physical, emotional and mental health as well as maturity;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a willingness to take direction from supervisors and charge staff;
  • Capable of accepting constructive criticism and make the appropriate changes to correct areas of concern;
  • Physically capable of performing strenuous activities of daily work life such as bending, lifting and transferring residents, pushing wheelchairs, operating mechanical lifts, etc.;
  • Must be resident focused in the provision of his/her care delivery to our customers;
  • Perceptive and capable of providing steady, high-quality/consistent care as part of a team environment;
  • Open to change and demonstrate a willingness to learn;
  • Possess excellent time management and organizational skills;
  • Observe and report concerns and/or changes in resident or environmental conditions that could result in the safety, security and optimal delivery of care (physical or emotional) being compromised;
  • Physically capable and willing to work shifts (days, evening and nights);
  • Willing and capable of following oral and written instruction;
  • Kind and caring outlook and manner;
  • and, knowledge of WHMIS.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • You are responsible to the residents of our home and their families and will ensure care delivery is always resident-focused and not staff-driven;
  • Performs under the direction of the Administrator, Director of Care, Assistant Director of Care and all registered staff;
  • Carries-out established resident care in accordance with home policy & procedures and the resident care plan;
  • Ensures the safety of residents & staff by complying with all safety standards, regulations and legislation;
  • Provides care assistance for all residents with activities of daily living;
  • Assists with the cleaning and disinfecting of the home;
  • Serves meals;
  • Makes beds and keeps living areas clean and tidy;
  • Knowledge of RAI-MDS;
  • Computer Knowledge;
  • Record resident care on daily care flow sheets;
  • Knowledge of the Fire Safety Manual and willingness to participate in annual WHMIS training;
  • Assist with laundry services;
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