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full time Personal Support Worker BSO

at SIENNA SENIOR LIVING - Woodhall Park Care Community in Brampton

We're on a quest to find a Personal Support Worker BSO at our Woodhall Park Care Community.

As a valued member of the team, the Personal Support Worker BSO will help us champion our collective commitment to deliver quality care and fulfill our mission to help residents live fully every day.

The Personal Support Worker with Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) is meant to enhance the quality of care and quality of life for individuals with behaviours associated with complex and challenging mental health, dementia or other neurological conditions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (but not limited to):
• Responsible for providing basic nursing care within their scope of practice, personal assistance and behavioural supervision to residents experiencing behaviours associated with complex and challenging mental health and/or physical impairment;
• Delivers restorative care by promoting independence in activities of residents’ daily living, and manual maneuvering of residents and nursing care on a daily basis, in accordance with established policy as it relates to BSO expectations;
• An effective team-member, coaches/mentors fellow staff and contributes to assessment of dementia, cognitive impairment and delirium, mental health, addictions, physical assessment and techniques of behavioural approach and evaluation, implementing best practice within their scope of practice;
• Is responsible for effective and respectful collaboration, verbal and written communication, when interacting with residents, family, staff and inter-professional care teams, respecting and promoting the Residents’ Bill of Rights, long-term care standards, policy and regulations;
• Responsible to perform related duties, as assigned, and as defined to meet BSO guidelines and standards;
• Performs other duties as assigned.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS (but not limited to):
• Personal Support Worker Certificate as defined by the Long-Term Care Act;
• Certificates or demonstrated training in Dementia Care, Gentle Persuasive Approach, U-First! or Montessori is required;
• Minimum two (2) years’ experience in a long-term care environment, to include familiarity with RAI documentation;
• Experience with quality improvement processes within the health-care field an asset and a sound understanding of the principles of BSO and the commitment to establishment of therapeutic relationships with residents and their families, providing client-centred focused care;
• Knowledge and skill working with individuals with behaviours associated with dementia, delirium, mental health, addictions or other neurological conditions, and who may experience acute behavioural change;
• Demonstrated familiarity with applicable legislation and industry policy, in particular: the Long Term Care Act and regulations, policies and procedures related to Abuse Free Environment, Restraints, Code of Conduct and Violence in the Workplace.

Term: Permanent
Status: Full-Time
Posting Open Date: August 25, 2015
Posting Close Date: September 15, 2015

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply directly to:
Vannett Hamilton
Director of Care
10260 Kennedy Road North
Brampton, ON L6Z 4N7

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, upon request, support will be provided for accommodations throughout the recruitment process.

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