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PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER (Full & Part Time) - Pine Meadow Nursing Home

Employer
Extendicare Canada Inc.
Location
Northbrook, Ontario
Closing date
May 22, 2022
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PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER (Full & Part Time) - Pine Meadow Nursing Home

Benefits Including, EHC, RRSP. Dental, Life, Vision, and WI. Paid Vacation

Extendicare is a leading provider of care and services for seniors throughout Canada. Through our network of over 115 senior care and living center's as well as our home health care operations, we are committed to delivering care throughout the health care continuum to meet the needs of a growing seniors' population in Canada. Our qualified and highly trained workforce of 23,700 team members are united by a dedication to quality care and by our vision of being the best provider of senior care and services in Canada

Candidates are invited to apply for the above Part Time position to work at Pine Meadow Nursing Home, a 64-bed not-for-profit long-term care home that is Community owned by Land O' Lakes Community Services and Managed by Extendicare, located in the Land O' Lakes region in Northbrook, Ontario.

Under the direction of the Registered Staff, the PSW provides direct personal and nursing care to residents so as to fulfill the physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual needs of residents in accordance to home polices, procedure and work routines.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assists in providing direct care for residents; assists with ambulation, feeding, bathing and grooming.
  • Encourages participation in activity programs by assisting residents to and from activities.
  • Assists with meal service and nourishment delivery to residents and provides feeding assistance as required.
  • Provides emotional and social support to residents/families including palliative care.
  • Adheres to established departmental polices and procedures regarding documentation, quality assurance, fire, safety, environment and infection control.
  • Consults with and informs supervisor of unit activities, needs and matters related to resident care.
  • Participates in care conferences and documentation related to resident care plans.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate.
  • Nursing experience in long-term care preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in care planning systems and documentation preferred.
  • Mentally and physically able to perform duties as assigned.
  • Ability to communicate positively with other staff, residents and families.
  • Demonstrates empathy, concern and interest in providing quality care and service to residents.
  • Demonstrates organizational skills and ability to complete assignments in a timely fashion.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to provide resident care in accordance with application legislation, job routines, nursing care plans, ability to read and write English and understand verbal and written instructions in English.
  • Knowledge in Point of Care is an asset.
  • CPIC, 2 step manteaux and COVID-19 vaccine required.

CLOSING DATE: May 15, 2022

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence via email to

Elizabeth Palmateer DOC

epalmateer@extendicare.com

In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodation needs must be provided in

advance. To discuss your needs, please contac

Extendicare recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, patients, team members and visitors from COVID-19. As such, subject to medical exemptions, a condition of employment with Extendicare is requiring that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.
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