Personal Support Worker
Personal Support Worker will provide a safe environment and positive emotional support while caring for clients. We are looking for those candidates that are passionate about caring for others.
Job Type: Part-time and Full-time
Provide client-focused care within the full scope of practice of a PSW and respecting the individuality and dignity of each client/family and co-workers.
Participate in delivering personal care to ensure the physical, psychological, and social needs of each client/family are met under the direction of the Nurse Care Manager.
Follow reporting protocols such as formulating, delivering, and reporting the daily client care needs and personal preferences by:
Gathering pertinent information to be reported
Seeking direction from Nurse Care Manager
Observing residents for any changes and reporting immediately to the Nurse Care Manager
Assessing behaviors and activities of daily living and writing in oral and written format at designated times,
Reporting unusual events promptly and directly to Nurse Care Manager
Demonstrate the initiative to perform the following PSW duties:
Assist with serving meals, feeding, providing nourishment supplements
Assist or provide total personal care such as toileting, bathing, and perineal care
Assist with transporting and transferring clients as needed
Respond to any client in need regarding call bells, telephone ringing, and assisting any employee in need of help
Participate in personal development by taking continuing education to ensure skills and abilities are maintained and enhanced
Attend PSW meetings and compliance mandates.
Create a facility environment that protects the confidentiality of clients, staff, and activities of Arcadia Home Care.
Protect the own health and health of others by implementing safe work practices, reporting unsafe conditions immediately, and attending all relevant in-services regarding occupational health and safety.
Follow Arcadia Home Care’s Policies and Procedures at all times
PSW/RPN/RN Certificate or equivalent from a recognized educational institution
Updated Vulnerable Sector Check
Valid First Aid/CPR certification
Current Medical TB Clearance
Available to work flexible hours (Multiple shifts available)
Good communication and interpersonal skills
(Fluent in English – oral and written)
Sound judgment, problem-solving, and observation abilities
Assertive and can come with a plan to engage the client.
Empathetic to the clients’ needs
Must understand the basics of good sanitation and sterile techniques to avoid infection or the spread of contagious illness
Experience in dealing with Dementia and Alzheimer’s is an asset.
How to Apply
Arcadia Home Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all candidates who have the right mix of skills, abilities, and passion for excellence to apply.
Please email a detailed resume at email@example.com or for the quickest response fill out our application form here.