1. Workers from other provinces or countries with current PSW or related educational certificates. For example, registered staff from other provinces or countries awaiting certification in Ontario.
2. Registered and enrolled in a Personal Support Worker program with the intent to complete the program within five years of date of hire.
3. Grade 12 diploma or equivalent.
4. Currently employed in the home as a Dietary Aid, Housekeeping Aid or Laundry Aid as a part-time employee.
(A certificate of completion or proof of enrollment will be required)
1. Knowledge of the basics of good sanitation and infection control principles to avoid the spread of communicable illness.
2. Knowledge of the needs of the Long-term care resident.
3. Knowledge of the requirements of the Long-Term Care Homes Act and corresponding regulations.
4. Ability to read and write appropriately.
1. Must be mature and possess effective communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.
2. Must be in good physical and mental health.
3. Must demonstrate the skills to participate as a member multidisciplinary team in the delivery of quality services to the residents.
4. Must be sensitive and empathetic to the needs of others.
5. Must demonstrate initiative and the ability to be creative and resourceful.
6. Must be flexible and adaptive to change.
1. Constant standing and walking during work periods.
2. Turning, bending and lifting to assist residents, make beds, move equipment, and other related tasks.
3. Finger and hand dexterity.
4. Visual and hearing acuity.
Assist with the orientation of new employees as assigned when family tours are needed or health and safety or infection control.
Participate in Multidisciplinary Resident Care Conferences as assigned.
Assist in meeting the needs of the residents by performing and or supporting the resident with the following tasks as assigned: The Care Assistant Worker will not have a resident assignment for personal care but will provide on-going support, with other duties as listed below, to the PSW throughout each shift they are scheduled.
i. Assist with in the setup of the tub room for baths prior to the resident arriving for transfers. Fill tub for bath, provide towels, clothing, incontinence product, nail care items. (bed bath, tub, shower)
ii. Clean tub or shower equipment between bathing needs.
iii. Assist with personal grooming needs (hair care, nail care, makeup, shaving, application of sweater, shoes/slippers)
iv. Assist with oral hygiene (cleaning teeth, denture care, mouth washes)
v. Providing hand hygiene needs for residents prior to meals and after meals and prior to programs.
vi. Assist with meal service (meal delivery, meal set up, clean up, recording intakes)
vii. Ensure residents are served the correct therapeutic diet and texture at each meal service and nourishment pass.
viii. Assist with resident’s nutritional intake as required (provide supervision, encouragement, cueing, set up or total assistance)
ix. Provide between meal nourishments as directed.
x. Transport specimens as required to registered staff once PSW has collected them.
xi. Promptly respond to resident call bells and door alarms to provide emotional support while waiting for other care needs to occur.
xii. Participate in and assist with nursing restorative/rehabilitative care programs as directed by the registered nursing staff in the home. For example, walking program to meals.
xiii. Make beds, change bed linen, collect and bag soiled linen and deliver to laundry room.
xiv. Maintain a tidy, safe environment in resident rooms and activity areas.
xv. Clean instruments and equipment as directed.
xvi. Provide care supplies to PSW while working on each shift. For example, incontinent products, towels, clothing, blankets.
xvii. Assist with activity and restorative care programs as assigned.
xviii. Document resident food and fluid intake daily as per the home’s policy. Notify registered staff of a change in resident’s regular eating habits and/or diet or texture tolerance.
xix. Complete daily RAI-MDS documentation as directed. Seek support from the RAI Coordinator as required. For example, intake records for meals, snacks, behavior, nothing for continence care or toileting or bathing.
xx. Provide individualized interventions to each resident based on their needs for supplemental staffing for BSO or palliative care.
xxi. Demonstrate respect for the privacy, dignity and individuality of all residents in the performance of all duties. Adhere to the home policy on confidentiality.
xxii. Provide encouragement and emotional support to residents on an ongoing basis.
xxiii. Provide infection control carts with supplies while ensuring signage is in place as per plan of care.
xxiv. May provide the second person spotter required for all transfers to bed, to wheelchair or couch for am/pm/hs needs. Resident must be fully clothed during the transfers.
Perform all duties in accordance with infection control standards, policies and procedures.
Aid as directed to enhance the volunteer and public relations programs.
Perform other duties as required.
OMNI is committed to offering accommodations to applicants with disabilities wherever possible. If you require assistance or accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact us at: phone 705-748-6631, or by fax 705-742-9197.
Applicants must be permanently eligible to work in Canada upon hire. Proof of eligibility for permanent roles may come in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, permanent residence card, or Confirmation of Permanent Residence document.
OMNI welcomes direct applications form individuals seeking employment through Indeed’s website but does not recognize Recruitment Agencies or Services.
Job Types: Part-time, Temporary