Personal Support Worker Full Time

Employer
Sienna Senior Living
Location
Kingston, Ontario
Closing date
Mar 3, 2024

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Discipline
Personal Support Worker
Work Setting
Retirement Facility
Hours
Full-time
JOB SUMMARY:

The Personal Support Worker provides for the individual needs of the residents according to established resident care plan, all components of activities of daily living and supporting participation in recreational and therapeutic activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Promotes the provision of resident focused care in accordance with the

organization policies, physician's orders, resident plan of care, resident bill of

rights and related philosophies.
  • Provides care and services to the residents with respect to their senses,

communication, activities of daily living and personal life style choices.
  • Observes, reports, records resident conditions and follows care plans as

directed by the Registered Nurse and/or Registered Practical Nurse.
  • Participates and contributes in all aspects of quality, risk, records and infection

control measures and/or programs.
  • Deals tactfully and courteously with residents, resident's family, visitors and staff

in a positive manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Successful completion of a Personal Support Worker certificate from an

approved college or private institution meeting the standards established by the

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, National Association of Career

Colleges, or Ontario Community Support Association
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification (BCLS).
  • Knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering simple

treatment and related bedside care to resident.
  • Demonstrated experience in a long-term care setting is preferred.
  • Effective verbal and written English communication skills required.

For Ontario locations, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, upon request, support will be provided for accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and assessment process.

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