XP-152 - Personal Support Worker (PSW)

XP-152 - Personal Support Worker (PSW)

01 May
Revera Inc.

01 May

Revera Inc.


Job Description

Revera is a leading owner, operator and investor in the senior living sector. We offer seniors’ apartments, independent living, assisted living, memory care and long term care. We understand how to create the best experience for people living in a Revera home. We believe everyone should have the opportunity to live a life of purpose, and we create environments that make that possible.

Our mission is to celebrate the human spirit in every way possible - and that applies to both our residents and our employees. There’s a lot that goes into being a member of our team - and there’s a lot that you’ll get out of the experience too. We go the extra mile to ensure that each member of our staff feels safe, secure,

enriched and empowered in their role. So that everyone under our roof is given the opportunity to thrive, grow and make the most of every day.

The Personal Support Worker provides personal care and performs

selected tasks, which are within their knowledge and skill, under the direction of their

supervisor while adhering to regulatory and Revera's standards, policies and procedures. Key

Responsibilities - To adhere to the plan of care as determined by the supervisor; - To

facilitate residents' move in and transfers where applicable; - To observe and report on

residents/clients care/service utilizing appropriate Revera forms or tools; - To assist the

resident/client with personal care and hygiene and activities of daily living; - To observe

and report on changes in residents/clients condition to supervisor; - To escalate medical

emergencies to supervisor or emergency medical services as appropriate; - To plan and

prepare nutritious meals as required; - To assist with ambulation, mobilization,

transferring and adaptive aids; - To demonstrate understanding of resident/client needs and

maximize abilities; - To provide cognitive, social, emotional, and psychological support to

the resident/client/family; - To maintain resident/client information confidentiality; - To

respond to resident/client/family concerns and ensure appropriate action taken within

decision making authority and or concern communicated to supervisor; - To assist in

maintaining a safe and cleanly environment, including residents/clients equipment ,

belongings, and nursing equipment; - To observe & report to the Client Service

Supervisor any concerns regarding client's safety, including physical environment, implement

interventions as directed by his/her supervisor & advocate on client's behalf to ensure

client's safety is maintained; - To engage with other agencies involved in resident/client

care as directed; - To attend in services to develop knowledge and skills; - To work in a

position of trust with vulnerable adults (residents); - To uphold and promote the

organization's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and

integrity as set out in Revera's Code of Conduct; - To complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - Graduate of Personal Support Worker program (or provincial equivalent

certificate program with minimum 600 hours in Ontario & Alberta of theory &

practicum) - Experience working with seniors in the community health services setting - Must

possess strong written and oral communication skills - Demonstrated organizational and time

management skills - Strong interpersonal and customer focus skills - Must have demonstrated

sound skills and knowledge of providing personal care duties - Current Basic Cardiac Life

Support and First Aid certification required - Ability to perform tasks that are necessary

for the position, e.g. lifting/transferring clients - Must provide a complete and current

(within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be

willing to obtain one.

Revera is committed to ensuring that all employment practices are inclusive. As an organization we are committed to providing and arranging accommodation for candidates upon request.

Please Note: If you are a current employee of Revera and have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, please apply to this job via the Workday application.

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