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Job Title:
FUTURE - Personal Support Worker

Posted Date:
12/30/2014
Closing Date:
None specified

Job Description


FUTURE - Personal Support Worker

File Number: 15FUTURE14
Position: Personal Support Worker
Locations: Whitby, Bowmanville, Oshawa, Ajax/Pickering

Position Summary

The Personal Support Worker is an integral member of the healthcare team. Working under the direction of the Nurse and in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team, the Personal Support Worker provides direct supervision, offers diversion, de-escalates and supports the medically stable patient.

Qualifications

" Successful completion of a 1 year Personal Support Worker program from an accredited Community College
" Successful completion of U First/PIECES certificate program
" Current BCLS
" Successful completion of a Non-violent Crisis Intervention course (preferred)
" Basic computer knowledge (Medi-tech preferred)
" Physically able to perform the essential duties of the position
" Proven organizational, prioritization, critical thinking, problem solving and teaching skills
" Excellent communication and interpersonal skills which include sound judgement, exceptional observation skills, compassion and empathy and the ability to foster good public relations and working relationships in a family-centred care environment

Conditions of Employment

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and C.U.P.E. Local 1999(Service Bargaining Unit).

About Us

Learning. Leadership. Lifestyle. It's all right here. Lakeridge Health has everything you seek in your career and beyond. As one of Ontario's largest hospital networks and the dedicated cancer centre for the Central East LHIN, we foster a culture that promotes career advancement, learning opportunities and a great quality of life. Through our five hospital sites (Bowmanville, Oshawa, Port Perry, Ajax/Pickering and Whitby), and leading cancer, nephrology and mental health and addictions programs, we provide a broad range of healthcare services to a diverse population, with a focus on achieving excellence - every moment, every day.

Fostering a culture of lifelong learning, we offer bursary and interest-free loan programs, flexible work schedules for those attending classes, and the support to achieve your personal and professional goals. For more information, visit our website at www.lakeridgehealth.on.ca.

Lakeridge Health thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under Lakeridge Health's Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.