May 22, 2024

Posting # 53181 - [ UNIFOR ]

Personal Support Worker (PSW), Rehabilitation - 1 position
Parkwood Institute Main - London, ON
Full 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 Inpatient Rehabilitation Program serves individuals with Stroke, Acquired Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury and other Neurological conditions to become as independent as possible and return to the community. The majority of patients return home.

The PSW will work as a member of the interdisciplinary team of dietitians, nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists, physicians, physiotherapists, psychologists, social workers, speech-language pathologists, and therapeutic recreation specialists to help the patient achieve their goals.

Essential Qualifications

  • Graduate of a recognized Personal Support Worker Certificate Program from an accredited education facility
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, observational skills
  • Ability to perform functions that require heavy lifting, bending, standing, walking, pushing, pulling
  • Ability to assist with safe lifting, transferring and ambulation of patients
  • Ability to work in a team environment
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Secondary (High) School Diploma
  • An interest in working with the rehabilitation population
  • Previous experience in a health care environment
  • Working knowledge of computer systems
  • Knowledge of hospital equipment
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 documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine (primary series, boosters and/or XBB) OR one dose of XBB vaccine at least 14 days prior to the start date.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: May 14, 2024
Submission deadline: May 20, 2024

Michelle Robertson, Human Resources

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