Personal Support Worker (PSW)

  • Full Time
  • Mattawa

Website Algonquin Nursing Home of Mattawa

QUALIFICATION:

  • Must have completed qualifying PSW program (compliant with MOHLTC LTCHA)
  • Must read, write and understand English well.
  • Must have a genuine interest in the care and services of residents in this nursing home.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must have good computer skills.
  • Preference given to staff who meet MOHLTC French language designation

 

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Familiarity with RAI documentation
  • Belief in the protection of individual’s rights and advocacy role for the resident/clients
  • Commitment to the establishment of therapeutic relationships with residents and families
  • Demonstrated skill in contributing to assessment of dementia, cognitive impairment and delirium, mental health, addictions and physical assessment skills and the techniques of behavioural approach and evaluation
  • Demonstrated trouble-shooting and problem-solving approach relative to the situation within the scope of practice
  • Committed to a process of continuous improvement concerning the PSW role
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm, flexibility and ability to cope with change
  • Ability to coach and mentor team members
  • Ability to facilitate and take advantage of teachable moments during the provision of care
  • Ability to adapt positively and productively to changes in the work environment
  • Ability to identify indicators of compassion fatigue and plan effectively for mitigation
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as a team member through collaboration, respect and effective communication skills in interacting with clients, family members and other members of inter-professional care teams, including community and primary care team members

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