13 Mar 2012

Part-Time Personal Support Worker

Marz Taylor/ Revera Home Health – Posted by Revera Home HealthLondon, Ontario, Canada

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Job Description

 

Job Summary

 

The Personal Support Worker is a flexible, organized care provider who is able to function in long-term care facilities, the home and institutions. The Personal Support Worker functions under the supervision of the client care nurse, Clinical Supervisor or Field Supervisor.

Qualifications

 

  • Completion of a high school diploma is preferred;
  • Ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions consistent with the job requirements in at least one of Canada’s official languages (English or French);
  • Proof of Personal Support Worker Certification in Ontario Level 1, 2 and 3 have training requirements as outlined in full job description;
  • Reliable means of transportation;
  • Respectful of client’s person, property, rights and privacy;
  • Cheerful, tactful, courteous and pleasant interpersonally;
  • Ability to perform tasks that are necessary for the position, i.e.: lifting / transferring clients.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

By following the Plan of Care which has been completed by the Field Supervisor and the Service Coordinator, the Personal Support Worker provides the following:

  • Assists the client to maintain good personal hygiene;
  • Assists the client in the activities of daily living;
  • Assists in implementing and maintaining a healthful, safe environment;
  • Assists with nutrition and plans and prepares nutritious meals; markets when instructed;
  • Assists the client with ambulation, mobilization and transferring and adaptive aids;
  • Assists with elimination and toileting;
  • Assists as needed with the rehabilitative processes;
  • Assists the client to maximize abilities by promoting client independence;
  • Demonstrates an understanding of client needs;
  • Provides cognitive, social, emotional and psychological support to the client / family;
  • Establishes a relationship with client and family which transmits trust and confidentiality;
  • Maintains patient information confidentiality;
  • Utilizes effective communication skills both verbal and non-verbal;
  • Documents objectivity, reports information in a timely manner and follows directions;
  • Utilizes effective observation and organization skills and reports accurately;
  • Recognize and reports changes in the client’s mental or physical condition in his / her home;
  • Identifies conditions / situations which require assistance and reports to the Supervisor;
  • Demonstrates ability to plan work load assignment according to care plan and client preferences;
  • Reports to the Service Coordinator when unable to do carry out the care plan;
  • Works with personnel of other agencies involved in the client’s care as directed by the supervisor;
  • Attempts to promote client’s mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest;
  • Performs routine housekeeping tasks for a safe and comfortable environment for the client;
  • Maintains compliance with RHS standards for high quality provision of care; attends in-services;
  • Other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Apply to marz.taylor@reveraliving.com

Positions cover London, Dorchester and Thorndale, working every other weekend

2 positions for 2pm to 10pm

2 positions for 7am to 3pm

Job Categories: Personal Support Worker. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: London. Salary: $10-$15 Per Hour.

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