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at Leisureworld Senior Care in Scarborough

Position: Personal Support Worker
Location: Altamont
Term: Permanent
Status: Part Time
Department: Nursing
Reporting to: Charge Nurse/ADOC/DOC
Date Posted: October 27, 2014
Application Deadline: November 17, 2014
Competition No.: PSW ALT 1014

Leisureworld Caregiving Centre – Altamont is home to 159 residents and currently has an opening for a Permanent Part-Time Personal Support Worker (30 Hours/Bi-Weekly).

As a valued member of the team, the Personal Support Worker demonstrates a commitment to resident safety by providing quality care in accordance with organization’s vision and mission.

RESPONSIBILITIES (But not limited to):
• Observation of Residents
• Maintenance of Skin Integrity
• Assists with Personal Hygiene, use and care of Adaptive Devices/Prosthesis
• Assists with Elimination/Toileting and Nutrition
• Ambulates/Transfers
• Provides cognitive, social, emotional and spiritual support to residents
• Implements infection control and emergency measures
• Assists with Restorative Care
• Assists in the provision of care after death and transportation of bodies to the morgue
• Collects and Monitors Resident Information
• Comply with all health and safety regulations and reports any injury, illness, unsafe acts or conditions
• Leisureworld is a 24/7 operation, flexibility to work a variety of shifts as required operationally.
• Other duties or Special Projects as assigned

• Working experience with the elderly in a health care setting, knowledgeable with respect to their needs
• Knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering simple treatment and related bedside care to resident
• Must be familiar with supplies and equipment used to carry out duties.
• Must understand the basis of good sanitation and sterile techniques to avoid infection or the spread of contagious illness.
• Must be mature and possess good communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with resident, families and visitors
• Sensitive and empathetic to the needs of the residents
• Must have effective verbal and written English communication skills.

• Successful completion of a Personal Support Worker certificate from an approved college or private institution meeting the standards established by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, National Association of Career Colleges, or Ontario Community Support Association
• Current BCLS
• Continues to grow and develop through attendance at in services, seminars, workshops etc.

• Tuition Assistance
• Continuous growth and development
• Self-fulfillment through meaningful relationships with clients
• Employee Recognition and Discount Programs
• Employee Referral Bonus
• A dynamic and supportive working environment

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply directly to:
Denise Mann
Scheduling Coordinator
Leisureworld Altamont
92 Island Road
West Hill, ON M1C 2P5
Fax: (416) 284-3634

Please quote the competition number PSW ALT 1014 in the subject line of your fax or email.

Please note that if hired, your employment with Leisureworld will be contingent on receipt of a police and vulnerable sector screening free of criminal activities and satisfactory to Leisureworld’s Police Records Check and Vulnerable Screening policy.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, wherever appropriate, support will be provided in the recruitment process and accommodations for disabilities will be provided on request.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted. Resumes are shared amongst all Leisureworld Homes.


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