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Posting # 42905 - [ UNIFOR ]
Personal Support Worker, Veterans Care Program - 4 positions
Veterans Care Program
Parkwood Institute Main - London, ON
Part Time

It is understood that the hours of work reflect the current scheduling arrangements and are subject to change as determined by the Employer.

The Personal Support Worker will assist the interdisciplinary team to provide support with the activities of daily living to patients and residents under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse.

This position will primarily be assigned to support the Sub-Acute Medical Unit (SAMU) at Parkwood Institute. SAMU is a 40-bed unit in place to help build acute care capacity across the London hospitals. Most patients on this unit are awaiting placement in Long Term Care.

This position may also be assigned to assist the Veterans Care Program assists war service Veterans who are unable to live at home, whose daily functioning and health are affected by chronic physical and mental illnesses and episodic health problems, in an in-patient setting.

Essential Qualifications

  • Grade 12 education or equivalent as recognized in the province of Ontario
  • Graduate of a recognized Personal Support Worker Certificate Program
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Experience and knowledge of the care needs of long term and continuing care patients
  • Capable of establishing positive interpersonal relationships
  • Ability to work in the team environment
  • Demonstrated good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to apply effective body mechanics and meet the physical demands of the position which includes heavy lifting, bending, standing, walking, pushing, pulling
  • Demonstrated flexibility, observational and organizational skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Experience and knowledge in the care of individuals with dementia
  • Working knowledge of computer systems
Teaching and Research
  • St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: June 25, 2020
Submission deadline: July 01, 2020

Stacy Kearns, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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