Personal Support Worker Surgery (3)

EMPLOYER

Cornwall Community Hospital

DEADLINE

November 30, 2020

LOCATION

Cornwall, ON, Canada

JOB TYPE

Part-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

As part of the Cornwall Community Hospital you uphold the mission, vision and ICARE values in order to create a safe environment for patients/clients, families, staff, physicians and volunteers, recognizing 'Patient Safety' and our hospital's 'Senior Friendly Strategies' as a top priority in creating a culture of safety and 'The Workplace of Choice'. Cornwall Hospital is committed to providing an accessible work environment. Accommodation are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment/selection process.

 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The Personal Support Worker is responsible for providing direct and indirect activities that support the overall provision of nursing care on the nursing units as well as embody a culture of caregiver inclusion in the patient’s plan of care. This also includes one-on-one care to patients as required.

 

REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB

  • Graduate of a Personal Support Worker Program from a Community College
  • Holds current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • Demonstrated ability to work with patients with dementia or cognitive impairments
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practice of good body mechanics
  • Good listening skills
  • Ability to understand, interpret and carry out written or verbal instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of the multidisciplinary team
  • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient safety
  • Demonstrated regular, punctual attendance
  • Functional proficiency in English (oral and written)
  • Limited proficiency in oral French – and testing completed

 

 

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