Personal Support Worker (PSW), Full-Time Temporary (External)

EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

We are currently seeking applicants for a Personal Support Worker

Job Type: Temporary Replacement Position for up to nine months – Full-time PSW working 8 hours.  This position is as a result of a maternity leave and therefore could end earlier should the incumbent return to her position early.

Work schedule: 8-hour rotating shifts
Bargaining Unit: LiUNA 3000
Reference ID: 2021- 19

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.

Application Process:

Qualified applicants may apply by submitting a letter of application and resume to hr@providence.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER

Job Description
  • 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.
Education & Experience:
  • 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 12-hour shifts.
  • Physically able to perform assigned duties.
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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