#289-21 Personal Support Worker, Telemetry/Integrated Stroke Unit/Medicine/Complex Continuing Care Unit, Regular Part-time, Stratford

Stratford, ON

POSTING DATE: May 14, 2021                                       POSTING #289-21 (CUPE Service)
EXPIRY DATE: May 19, 2021

                                                         HURON PERTH HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE
                                                                             NOTICE OF VACANCY

POSITION: PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER
Telemetry / Integrated Stroke Unit / Medicine/Complex Continuing Care Unit
Primary Site: Stratford
Regular Part-time
(Shifts: 8 or 12 hour shifts, Days/Evenings, 7 day/week coverage, may be subject to change)


POSITION SUMMARY: As a member of the inter-professional collaborative team, the Personal Support Worker (PSW) provides direct quality and safe personal care in accordance with patient’s respective care plans, under the direction and supervision of regulated healthcare providers.

REPORTS TO: Manager, Inpatient/Outpatient, Medicine and Patient Flow

DATE REQUIRED: As soon as possible

SALARY: $23.87 to 25.33 per hour

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
- Minimum grade 12 education
- Personal Support Worker certificate from an accredited Ontario Community College or a Registered Private College
- Current BCLS certification

Experience:
- Recent hospital experience preferred.
- Demonstrates excellent critical thinking, problem solving and conflict management skills
- Demonstrates time management and organizational/prioritization skills.

Abilities:
- Ability to function as an effective team member
- Ability to work with a variety of patient populations
- Ability to take vital signs and accurately document, communicate abnormal findings
- Ability to perform skin assessments
- Ability to assist patients with ADLs such as personal care, toileting, feeding and recreational activities
- Ability to assist patients with transfers and ambulation
- Ability to report any patient difficulties with chewing, drinking and/or swallowing
- Ability to meet the physical demands of the position
- Working knowledge of or the ability to quickly comprehend the Meditech Information System
- Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
- Flexible and able to adapt readily to a rapidly changing environment

Please be advised that we are no longer accepting emailed or paper-based resumes. Please submit a complete resume by visiting our job opportunities page on our website: www.hpha.ca

Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. We know that we are strengthened by a diverse workforce and encourage applications from all equity-seeking groups, including but not limited to: Indigenous persons, visible minorities, persons with visible and/or invisible disabilities, persons who identify as women and persons of marginalized sexual orientations and gender identities. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection process, please contact Human Resources for Assistance.

 

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