Personal Support Worker (PSW), Full-time (Internal)

INTERNAL JOB POSTING

We are currently seeking applicants for a Personal Support Worker

Job Type: Full-time, beginning February 7, 2022
Work schedule: working 8 hour shifts on the following proposed rotation

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Union/Bargaining Unit: LiUNA 3000

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Registered Practical Nurse, (RPN) the Personal Support Worker provides personal care to Sisters and reports any changes/concerns in their well-being to the registered nursing staff.

Job Type / Category
  • Informs the Sisters that she is caring for them and will keep them informed of social activities, appointments, Mass, bath times, etc.
  • Encourages participation in social activities and special events.
  • Perform safety checks hourly or more frequently if required for the Sisters safety.
  • Will work together with coworkers as a team and will answer all call bells promptly, and provide any care required.
  • Instill eye drops/ointments, treatment creams after completing an education program and a successful return demonstration on safe and proper techniques.
  • Utilize quiet time appropriately, by ambulating, visiting and/or reading to the Sisters, etc.
  • Accompany Sisters to outside appointments if required and as requested.
  • Keep updated on any changes in care or the condition of a Sisters health by reading the Inter-shift communication sheets.
  • Listen to reports, accepts assignment and clarifies any questions regarding care with the Nurse in Charge.
  • Utilize effective communication skills and allows the Sisters to be involved in their care decisions when possible and where appropriate.
Required Education, Skills and Qualifications
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate from an accredited school.
  • Ability to provide the highest quality of care to the Sisters’.
  • Ability to work as an effective member of the nursing team.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Possesses an interest in continued learning, developing new skills and nursing techniques.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Acceptable CPIC.
  • Satisfactory References.
  • Ability to work 8 and/or 12 hour shifts.
  • Physically able to perform assigned duties.
Application Process:

Qualified applicants may apply by submitting a letter of application
by email to hr@providence.ca. Deadline to apply – Tuesday, January 18, 2022

 

Contact Us

Providence Motherhouse

1200 Princess Street, P.O. Box 427
Kingston, Ontario, K7L 4W4

613-544-4525
info@providence.ca

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