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#397-19 PSW, Medicine and Complex Continuing Care, Regular-Part-Time, Stratford

Stratford, ON, Canada

POSTING DATE: November 26, 2019                                                     POSTING #397-19(CUPE Service)
EXPIRY DATE: November 29, 2019

                                                        HURON PERTH HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE
                                                                            NOTICE OF VACANCY

Medicine/Complex Continuing Care Unit
Primary Site: Stratford
Regular Part-Time

POSITION SUMMARY: As a member of the interprofessional collaborative team, the Personal Support Worker (PSW) provides direct quality and safe personal care in accordance with patient’s respective care plans, under the direction and supervision of regulated healthcare providers.

REPORTS TO: Manager Outpatient/Inpatient Medicine, Dialysis, Chemotherapy

DATE REQUIRED: As soon as possible

SALARY: $23.48 to 24.92 per hour

- Personal Support Worker certificate from an accredited Ontario Community College or a Registered Private College
- Current BCLS certification

- Recent hospital experience preferred

- Ability to function as an effective team member
- Ability to work with a variety of patient populations
- Ability to take vital signs and accurately document, communicate abnormal findings
- Ability to perform skin assessments
- Ability to assist patients with ADLs such as personal care, toileting, feeding and recreational activities
- Ability to assist patients with transfers and ambulation
- Ability to report any patient difficulties with chewing, drinking and/or swallowing
- Ability to meet the physical demands of the position
- Working knowledge of or the ability to quickly comprehend the Meditech Information System
- Excellent critical thinking, problem solving and conflict management skills
- Excellent time management and organizational/prioritization skills
- Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
- Flexible and able to adapt readily to a rapidly changing environment

Preferred Learning:
- Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) Training
- Physical Intellectual Emotional Capabilities Environment Social (P.I.E.C.E.S.)

Please be advised that we are no longer accepting emailed or paper-based resumes. Please submit a complete resume by visiting our job opportunities page on our website: www.hpha.ca

Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources for assistance.

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