Personal Support Worker (PSW)

The Gardens of Parry Souund
Published
May 13, 2024
Expires
June 12, 2024
Location
Parry Sound
Category
Job Type

Description

We are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Personal Support Worker (PSW) to join our team at The Gardens of Parry Sound. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing exceptional care and support to residents in accordance with their individualized care plans. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of others.

Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to the plan of care outlined for each resident
  • Facilitate residents' move-in and transfers as required
  • Observe and report on residents' services and any changes in their condition
  • Assist residents with personal care tasks such as bathing, grooming, and dressing
  • Escalate medical emergencies to the supervisor or emergency medical services promptly
  • Assist with ambulation, mobilization, transferring, and the use of adaptive aids
  • Demonstrate understanding of residents' needs and abilities, maximizing their independence
  • Provide cognitive, social, emotional, and psychological support to residents
  • Maintain strict confidentiality regarding residents' personal information
  • Respond promptly and appropriately to resident concerns, ensuring their well-being
  • Assist in maintaining a safe and clean environment for residents and staff
  • Utilize effective written and oral communication skills in interactions with residents, families, and colleagues

Requirements:

  • Experience working with seniors in a community health services setting is preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and First Aid certification required
  • Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS) clearance
  • Personal Support Worker (PSW) certificate preferred

Starting Rate: $17.11 per hour

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