Personal Support Worker

Cornwall Community Hospital
Cornwall, Ontario
Closing date
May 20, 2022

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As part of the Cornwall Community Hospital, you will uphold the mission, vision and ICARE values in order to create a safe environment for patients/clients, families, staff, physicians and volunteers, recognizing 'Patient Safety' and our hospital's 'Senior Friendly Strategies' as a top priority in creating a culture of safety and 'The Workplace of Choice'. Cornwall Hospital is committed to providing an accessible work environment. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment/selection process.

Summary of responsibilities

The Personal Support Worker is responsible for providing direct and indirect activities that support the overall provision of nursing care on the nursing units as well as embody a culture of caregiver inclusion in the patient's plan of care. This also includes one-on-one care to patients as required.

Requirements of the job

Graduate of a Personal Support Worker Program from a Community College
Holds current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support
Demonstrated ability to work with patients with dementia or cognitive impairments
Demonstrated knowledge and practice of good body mechanics
Good listening skills
Ability to understand, interpret and carry out written or verbal instructions
Demonstrated ability to work as a member of the multidisciplinary team
Proven ability to work with minimal supervision
Demonstrated commitment to patient safety
Demonstrated regular, punctual attendance
Functional proficiency in English (oral and written)
Limited proficiency in oral French - and testing completed

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