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ParaMed Home Health Care

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Position:  Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Region:  Lennox & Addington

Description:  The Personal Support Worker (PSW) will provide individualized care that is sensitive to the clients’ unique needs, providing assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) and Independent Activities of Daily Living (IADL’s) through a client specific assignment working under the direction of and in collaboration with a regulated health care professional. Care will take place in the community, within a client’s home.

We are looking for caring individuals to join our team. Part-time evening positions available.

Qualifications:

• Diploma or Certificate from a PSW course recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, or completion of at least one year of a nursing program
• Experience with elderly populations is preferred
• Ability to effectively communicate both through oral and written mediums
• Able to provide a current criminal check with clear Vulnerable Position Screening (VPS)
• Current CPR and First Aid (within 1 year) obtained within Canada
• Demonstrate compassion, tact and diplomacy when interacting with clients and their families

Responsibilities:

• Following the care plan, assist the client to safely perform ADL’s including personal care, meal preparation and home management
• Safely assist client in ambulation and transfers
• Perform delegated tasks or restricted tasks within the Care Plan as directed and/or supervised by the Regulated Health professional
• Assist the client to maximize abilities by promoting client independence
• Provides cognitive, social, emotional, psychological, support to the client and family
• Provide clear, timely communication to the supervisor and other appropriate Health Care team members regarding changes to or concerns of the client’s status, interventions or activities
• Properly maintain documentation regarding client activities, progress and treatment plans consistent with ParaMed’s policies.
• Adhere to the ParaMed policies in all interactions with clients, families or other parties ensuring privacy and confidentiality.
• Other duties as assigned

Competencies:

The PSW demonstrates a client focussed philosophy of care in all interactions, ensuring the safe performance of interventions as they complete the care plan with assigned clients.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and ParaMed’s Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of ParaMed’s hiring process.


French Proficiency:  French an asset

Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Part-Time

Deadline for Application:  Monday, July 31, 2017

How to Apply:  Interested applicants should forward their resumes by email to kmurphy@paramed.com or by fax to 613-969-6248.

Location:  Greater Napanee

Profession Type:  Personal Support Workers

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