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Community & Social Services Department, Long Term Care Services
CUPE 503 Inside/Outside
$27.244 to $31.875 per hour (2019 rates of pay)
- You may initially be paid 95% of your starting rate of pay, in accordance with the collective agreement.
Further to the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act Ontario Regulation 77/20 which states:
Redeploying employees so that any particular employee is not providing services at more than one long-term care home operated or maintained by the health service provider. As a result of this direction applicants will only be allowed to work in one long- term care home during the pandemic.
Please be advised that your employment could also be impacted by any further promulgated regulations with which the City is required to comply.
Applicants should be aware while the City is likely to be able to offer full-time hours during the pandemic, full-time hours are not guaranteed once the state of emergency has been lifted.
Community and Social Services
Responsible for providing total resident care according to a Resident Care Plan (L.T.C.) that provides optimal functioning and well being in a supportive, therapeutic environment, with an emphasis on resident safety and engagement.
Education & Experience
Grade 12 and the successful completion of a Personal Support Worker (PSW) program which meets the standards established in the Long Term Care Act.
Minimum of six hundred (600) hours of related experience, including both class time and practical experience, preferably with clinical experience in a geriatric or long term care setting
- Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.
Various language requirements, locations may require English, French or Bilingual competencies.
French oral, reading, writing required
English oral, reading, writing required
Resident hygiene, optimal functioning, well-being, feeding, elimination
Health Care Aide routines and practices in a long-term care setting
Infection control guidelines
Transfer and positioning techniques of residents
Rehabilitation and palliative approaches
Competencies & Skills
Effective team member
Respectful and caring to residents
Communicate with cognitively impaired residents, families, colleagues and staff
Organize and prioritize workload
Follow resident care plan and carry out activities as directed
Report resident needs through observation of physical and mental condition/behaviour
Follow safety procedures to maintain a safe and clean environment
Transfer and positioning techniques of persons requiring long term care
Manage time effectively