PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER
Temporary Full-time or Temporary Part-time
WAGE: $19.20 hourly
Plus hourly premium of $0.40 for night shifts (hours worked between 22:00 and 6:00)
About the position:
The Personal Support Worker will be an integral member of the Nursing team. This position is responsible for but not limited to providing for the basic care and needs of residents, performing specific interventions from individual resident care plans and assist in the nursing process by observing and reporting changes in the residents' physical and emotional condition.
We are looking for candidates with a great attitude to join our team.
Personal Support Worker certificate from an accredited Ontario Community College or a Registered Private College is required
RPN or RN students who have completed first semester of nursing school will also qualify
Comprehensive skills and knowledge of providing person-centered care in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures of the Retirement Homes Act and the Home is required
Medication administration experience is preferred (We will provide training for medication administration as this is a requirement of the job)
Demonstrated commitment to learning and continuous improvement
Knowledge of the Residents' Bill of Rights and respects and promotes these rights
Effective customer service skills and a demonstrated commitment to working with seniors
Ability to perform tasks that are necessary for the position, for example, lifting/transferring residents is required
Ability to meet professional clinical infection protocols
Ability to deal with responsive behaviour
Basic computer skills are an asset
Effective communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively
About Greenwood Court:
Greenwood Court is designed as a 'Community of Care' where seniors are able to age in place. As the needs of our seniors change, they have access to additional services and supports without having to leave familiar surroundings or newly developed friendships. Staff and volunteers are committed to making Greenwood Court "a place to call home" for its residents.
Tri-County Mennonite Homes is pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), within our recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process, please speak with our Human Resources Consultant.