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PSW- Community

Employer
Bayshore HealthCare
Location
Midland, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 6, 2024

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Discipline
Personal Support Worker
Work Setting
Long Term Care / Nursing Home
Area of Practice
Community Care
Hours
Full-time
Make "being the difference" your Career. .
Bayshore Integrated Care Solutions is looking for passionate and caring Personal Support Workers to join our amazing team. You will be creating special moments for clients each and every day. If your calling is to be the "difference" by providing outstanding care, than a Health Care Career with Bayshore is the Perfect Fit for YOU! We value our Bayshore caregivers with:

Highest industry wages for the critical work you do
Company sponsored Benefits (health and dental) for you and your family
Retirement Savings Plan with a company contribution
Paid sick days, paid orientation and paid training
Competitive travel compensation
Efficient work schedules with more care time and less travel
Opportunities to grow in your career
Company provided Mobile devices for easy documentation and strong communication.
Easy Access to managers and schedulers who listen and support the important work you do!

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide personal care service according to directions on the established care plan or assignment sheet, and ensure that, on an ongoing basis, the emotional, spiritual, physical comfort and safety of clients are met to the greatest possible extent
Provide personal care that is within the provincial scope of practice for a Personal Support Worker; duties may include skin care, hair care, mouth care, bathing, bowel and bladder care, positioning and movement, exercise, basic wound care, feeding including special diets, and assistance with oxygen administration and medication reminder.
Perform specialized, client specific procedures for which recognized training and current competency can be demonstrated.
Observe and document client conditions according to company standards; report unusual events or changes in the client's condition to the immediate Supervisor or to the Office
Understands and implements infection prevention practices
Participate in ongoing internal and/or external continuing education activities.
Adhere to Bayshore Policies and Procedures.
Participate in quality activities and continuous improvement initiatives in keeping with the
company's Quality Management System.

Participates in proactive Health & Safety activities while performing all duties and is
responsible to notify immediate Supervisor of any Health & Safety risks or concerns.

Maintains confidentiality of client and corporate information and discusses same only with
appropriate Bayshore personnel.

Complete other tasks as requested.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English. Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to stand, bend, squat, kneel and reach freely; able to freely lift 23 kilograms; able to assist clients with standing, walking, sitting and rolling in bed; demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions as related to client care; able to travel locally from assignment to assignment

Job Qualification

KEY QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduation from an accredited Personal Support Worker Program. The Personal Support Worker must, within their scope of practice, have a solid knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of community nursing and the delivery of personal care service to clients.
Experience: At least one year of recent personal care experience in a similar position or life experience in which similar duties were completed.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: The Personal Support Worker reports to the Clinical Manager, as appropriate
STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE: The Personal Support Worker must demonstrate ongoing competency in completing all duties and responsibilities of this job description, as well as agreed upon specific goals and objectives.
PERFORMANCE REVIEW: Performance will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with a formal review at the end of the three month probationary period and subsequently, on at least an annual basis. Input will be sought from employees and consultants at the branch and National Development Centre as applicable.

Must have a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle along with PSW diploma or equivalent. As Canada's largest and best homecare company, join us as we continue our 50+ year tradition of supporting our PSWs to make "being the difference" a Career!
Bayshore is committed to a high quality and safe environment for both our staff and clients/patients. Dependent upon Provincial government regulations, and the position being applied for, new hires may be required to provide proof of vaccination against illnesses such as Hepatitis, Seasonal Flu etc. Please speak with the recruiter for Provincial and/or position specific requirements. Medical exemptions or any other kinds of requested exemptions based upon Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
"At Bayshore Healthcare, our commitment to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion is our strength. This is how we bring our vision of being the difference in the lives of those we care for, work with and in our communities. We have a great sense of pride in creating a culture of belonging, where individual differences are embraced and celebrated, through programs, resources and policies that support each individuals purpose, potential and wellbeing."
Bayshore operates in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and applicable Provincial Human Rights Codes.

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