Personal Support Worker (Complex Continuing Care)

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Job Number:
J0922-1873
Requisition #:
CCCJ2233
Job Category:
Other
Department:
J5 - CCCJ
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Open Positions:
1

OVERVIEW

The Personal Support Worker participates in direct and indirect patient care activities in order to carry out the Interprofessional Care Plan. The scope of activities are directed  and assigned by the RN, RPN, or appropriate multidisciplinary team member.

Education 

-  A Personal Support Worker certificate or diploma from an accredited college. 
-  Current BLS certification is required.
-  Ability to speak, read, write, and comprehend the English language.
-  Gentle Persuasive Approach ( GPA) certificate is an asset

Qualifications

-  1-2 years of recent relevant work experience.
-  Experience in Rehabilitation / Geriatric / Dementia care would be an asset.
-  Recent experience in caring for patients with tracheostomy and on ventilator would be an asset
-  Willingness to work in all areas of the health service (skills & abilities considered).
-  Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and other relevant legislation.
-  Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System.
-  Knowledge of Hospital and departmental policies, procedures, protocols and practices.
-  Knowledge of Emergency Codes.
-  Work is moderately heavy involving lifting, considerable walking, and standing, bending, pushing and pulling of equipment.
-  Demonstrated knowledge of infection control.
-  Demonstrates a positive attitude and the willingness to work effectively in a team.
-  Demonstrates commitment to ongoing learning and professional development.
-  Demonstrates aptitude to foster caring and trusting relationships with patients and families in an effort to support patient focused care.
-  Ability to maintain a consistent level of productivity and efficiency.
-  Ability to perform responsibilities in a courteous manner.
-  Compliance with confidentiality requirementsunder MGH Privacy Policy.
-  Effective organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
-  Patient service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity.
-  Good work and attendance record is required.
- All employees of Toronto East Health network - Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) [formerly Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH)] agree to work within the legislated practices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario.
- All employees of MGH are responsible to contribute to a transparent culture of patient and staff safety by adhering to and abiding by patient and staff safety policies and procedures set by MGH.
-  All employees are accountable for protecting the psychological health and safety of themselves and their co-workers through adherence to Toronto East Health network's policies and practices.

- Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.