Personal Support Worker

Current Location(s): GTA and surrounding regions

Position Type: Casual, Part-time, Full-time

Responsibilities

  • Assist with daily living activities. This includes delivering meals to patients, turning and ambulating patients

  • Help patients with personal care and hygiene. Provide patients with bedpans, help with baths, shampoos, and showers

  • Provide adjunct care for the patient, including ice packs, non-sterile dressings, and therapeutic baths

  • Check vital signs and record daily information in the patient’s chart

  • Promptly reports to the charge nurse any concerns that may affect the health, physical or emotional wellbeing and/or safety of the patient

  • Maintains confidentiality and privacy as per legislation

  • Directs all inquiries regarding residents’ care and health matters to the Nurse on Duty

  • Deals tactfully and respectfully with residents/families/visitors

  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Personal Support Worker Diploma, or successful completion of the second (2nd) semester of the
    Bachelor of Science in nursing degree program required

  • Understanding of best practices in Responsive Behaviors in Dementia required
    Ability to support daily routines through direct support, prompting and encouragement required
    Current CPR and First Aid certification required

  • Minimum 1 year experience

  • Current CPR & First Aid

  • Current Police Clearance

  • Current TB and immunization

  • Reliable Transportation and or Vehicle

  • Must be available to work alternating weekends

Does this position sound right for you?

We are always looking for exceptional people to join our team. At Vanell, we provide equal opportunities for all!

We thank all applicants for your interest in our organization, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.