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Personal Support Worker

Employer
Saint Elizabeth Health Care
Location
Arnprior, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 21, 2024

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We are currently hiring Full-Time Personal Support Workers (PSW) for Community Care

Drive Your Career Forward with Us - We'll Cover Your Mileage and Travel Time

$1500 sign on bonus + great benefits and a team that supports your goals

"SE Health really cares about their personal support care staff. They listen; ask for my opinion; and always collaborate with us. A recent increase in wages and benefits make this the best place to deliver care in my community." - Allison, 15 years at SE Health

Why join our team?
  • Competitive Compensation. Our Total Rewards package includes a competitive salary, group benefits, RRSP pension, and exclusive perks/discounts available only to SE Health staff.
  • Develop yourself with SE. We have education bursaries, Tuition Assistance Programs, continuing education, training, and professional development to support your life-long learning. You'll benefit from our orientation and mentorship programs. Our clinical practice and nursing teams will support you with comprehensive care plans and modern models of care that will mean you'll always be supported to provide the best possible care to your clients.
  • Grow your career. SE health is a large national organization with diverse healthcare business lines. You'll have an opportunity - and will be supported - to do different types of roles in different locations if that is what you're interested in. Or you can pivot to supporting or leadership positions where you can use your skills to contribute and make an impact in different ways.
  • Manage your life. At SE, you'll have the flexibility to manage your schedule to balance your life. You'll be supported with the time you need to meet the needs of your clients, meet your own needs, develop yourself and your career, and to be part of a team.
  • Subsidized OPSWA memberships
  • Paid travel time, between clients
  • Mobile device and 3 uniforms provided

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are looking for Lead PSW's to work with the Personal Support Manager to assist them with initial admission visits.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide care using the OCAR framework
  • Conduct Tug test on admission
  • Complete the Braden scale on admission
  • Complete all documentation as required
  • Initiate first contact with client and or family
  • Develop care plan based on observation and screening tools, interview with clients and or family
  • Document client's diagnosis, functional capabilities and base line as per documentation
  • Contact and communicate with PSM as required to initiate care, request for additional services and provide safe care
  • Acts as a resource in care of the older adult for other PSW's

REQUIREMENTS:
  • PSW certification
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Preceptor or leadership/management is preferred
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a PSW at Saint Elizabeth is required
  • Takes initiative and is an advocate for the client/family
  • Promotes a philosophy of Person and Family Centered Care
  • Promotes independence in patients/families and involves them in their plan of care
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment, with multiple competing priorities.
  • Outcome-oriented and able to achieve desired results.
  • An ability to deal with conflict and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experienced in home care visits
  • Able to adjust to changes in schedule and expectations
  • Able to recognize and report risk situations
  • Excellent judgment and observation skills
  • Experience/education with the older adult population
  • Interested in learning
  • Interested in leaderships opportunities
  • Accurate, timely and complete documentation

About SE Health

At SE, we love what we do. Every day, we bring hope and happiness to clients, homes, and communities across Canada. We treat each person with dignity and love, like our own family; we build empathy; and we do the right thing. We are always inspired to make a difference. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, we share knowledge, provide the best care, and help each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing. We are an inclusive workplace offering competitive pay, benefits, pension, and work life balance. We're a great place to work, and we hope you'll join our team.

In the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health, SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose.

SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact the Talent Acquisition team at careers@sehc.com at your

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