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Personal Support Worker - Medicine

Employer
Cambridge Memorial Hospital
Location
Cambridge, Ontario
Closing date
May 21, 2022

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Join a hospital where everyone makes a difference! Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) is a thriving community hospital that proudly provides acute care services including: Emergency, Surgery, Medicine, Women's and Children's Health, Intensive Care, Mental Health, and Inpatient Rehabilitation.

Our vision is to provide exceptional healthcare by exceptional people. Our dedicated and skilled staff are passionate about providing outstanding patient-centred care, and an exceptional patient experience to residents of the Waterloo Region and beyond.

Why Should You Apply to CMH?
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • Group Benefits, including Health & Dental, for full time employees
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Career Development & Education Grant
  • Wellness & Wellbeing Program
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives

Come be part of our vision as CMH leads in innovation and compassion! To learn more about CMH, please visit our website at www.cmh.org.

Reporting to the Manager, the Personal Support Worker provides personal care for patients and supports patient flow within the hospital as required. The Personal Support Worker communicates effectively with patients, staff and families, and provides excellent customer service at all times. Responsibilities include assisting patients with activities of daily living and measuring vital signs, and practicing to the scope of their education. Documentation in the electronic record is required for care provided. This position works co-operatively with team members and receives direction from Registered staff. The incumbent demonstrates professional responsibility and demonstrates actions consistent with hospital policies and procedures. This is position to work all shifts including days, nights and evenings, as well as weekends and holidays.

Posted hours do not constitute a guarantee that shifts will not be subject to change.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Personal Support Worker (PSW) Certificate from a recognized college/private career college or school board is required
  • Current BCLS certification required
  • 2-3 years current experience as Personal Support Worker required
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of patient populations
  • Current experience in a hospital environment preferred
  • Proficient computer experience and excellent keyboarding skills is preferred
  • Previous experience with Meditech system is an asset
  • Working knowledge of routine practices related to Infection Control required
  • Ongoing commitment to continuous learning is preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Proven dedication to an interdisciplinary team approach
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and be flexible
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis is required

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Cambridge Memorial Hospital requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

The successful external applicant is required to provide the applicable criminal record check, as requested by Human Resources, in accordance with federal and provincial legislation. Valid criminal record checks are in original format and dated with two months from date of conditional offer from CMH.

Cambridge Memorial Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace. All reasonable accommodation will be made to support participation in the recruitment process. Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

Cambridge Memorial Hospital is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. We welcome all applicants, including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Applicants may make requests for accommodations at any stage of the application, interview, or selection process by contacting Human Resources.

We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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