- Grade 12, or equivalent education
- Personal Support Worker Certificate received from an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology program or received from an Accredited PSW Educational Program
- BCLS certificate preferred
- At least one year of full time equivalent work experience within the past three years preferred
- Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal with the public in a courteous manner
- Ability to function as a team member in an interprofessional collaborative environment
- Ability to accept direction and work independently
- Basic computer skills related to Microsoft Office (e.g., Word), Internet, and Outlook Express.
- Satisfactory work performance in present position.
- Evidence of satisfactory attendance record
- An employee’s disciplinary record will be reviewed as part of the assessment of qualifications
- Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the centre’s core values and helps patients get their life back
- Should be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of patients, residents, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors
- Follows the KARDEX in meeting patient’s care needs and preferences related to communication, meal assistance, transferring, ambulation/mobility, toileting/continence care, hygiene, and grooming
- Follows the individualized care plans created by the healthcare team in meeting patient’s care needs
- Reports to the Registered Nurse in a timely, objective manner without interpretation of any changes in patient condition and any patient and/or family concerns
- Assists in meeting the psychosocial needs of patients in collaboration with the healthcare team
- Supports the effective operations of patient care areas
- Supports the effective transfer of information about patients by relaying information to the appropriate healthcare professional in a timely, objective, and comprehensive manner.
- Documents according to hospital policy
- Operates mechanical lifts, power wheelchairs, and assistive devices as directed. Ensures equipment is operational and intact. Follows procedures and advises appropriate staff of equipment concerns or need for repairs
- Performs activities required to assist the healthcare team in providing a safe, clean and comfortable environment for patients
At West Park Healthcare Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment, an important part of living our brand. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community. Our accessible employment practices are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter. For further assistance please contact the Human Resources Department at (416) 243-3600 extension 4633.