Baycrest

Personal Support Worker - FT/PT

Found in: Talent CA

Description:

Apotex is a Baycrest Long Term Care facility with units ranging from Physical Support to Stroke and Cognitive Support to Mental Health Units. Our residents require assistance to enable them to continue to live their lives and fulfill their goals and daily activities. Our staff members work diligently with our clients and assist them in managing conditions common with aging such as physical (e.g. from ambulating independently to being wheel-chair bound), mental health, cognitive (from mild to severe including Dementia and Alzheimer) and stroke issues.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Supports, in consultation with the Registered Nurse/ Registered Practical Nurse, the physical and personal care needs of the client including, but not limited to: hygiene, grooming and dressing, toileting, recording nutrition and hydration intake, provision of preventative skin care
  • Supports their independence, dignity, social, emotional and cultural well- being
  • Initiates and maintains a relationship with the client, their family and other care providers
  • Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • Current P.S.W. certificate from a recognized community college or educational institute or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in Long-Term Care with clients in day programs or residents in a Long-Term Care setting preferred
  • Certificate in Dementia Care preferred
  • Training in Gentle Persuasive Approach and U-First preferred
  • Psychogeriatric experience, i.e. mental health assessment and intervention and working with responsive behaviours including various types of dementia, delirium, mental health issues preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
  • Basic computer skills – Meditech, Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
  • External applicants: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below.

    Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging.

    calendar_today 4 days ago



    location_on Toronto, Canada

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