Personal Support Worker (PSW), Medically Complex Service

St. Joseph's Health Care London
London, Ontario
Closing date
Feb 5, 2023

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It is understood that the hours of work reflect the current scheduling arrangements and are subject to change as determined by the Employer. The Medically Complex Service is a part of the Complex Care Program and comprises two units that provide care for individuals with a variety of chronic and complex medical conditions. An interdisciplinary team provides a holistic and collaborative approach to care focusing on the physical, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual needs of the patients. Our ultimate goal is to earn the complete confidence of our patients, and their families, by providing exceptional care that meets their individualized care needs. We value respect, excellence and compassion and consistently demonstrate these values in our interactions with our patients, families and coworkers. The Medically Complex Service provides care to patients who require ongoing medical management as well as rehabilitation following a major medical event, accident or illness. We provide support to individuals with a range of chronic complex conditions including designated beds for patient's requiring chronic ventilator support. The goal of the Complex Care unit is to return individuals to the community; either to their home or to a long term care setting. Essential Qualifications

Graduate of a recognized Personal Support Worker Certificate Program
Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
Experience and knowledge of the care needs of continuing care patients
Capable of establishing positive interpersonal relationships
Ability to work in the team environment
Demonstrated good oral and written communication skills
Ability to apply effective body mechanics and meet the physical demands of the position which includes heavy lifting, bending, standing, walking, pushing, pulling
Demonstrated flexibility and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications

Ontario Secondary School Diploma from a recognized school in the Province of Ontario
Proficiency in French would be an asset

Teaching and Research

St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties

Immunization Requirements

Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid management in the workplace.
Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: January 11, 2023 Submission deadline: January 17, 2023 Stacy Kearns, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.

Only those under consideration will be contacted.

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