[YTU-988] | Medication Care Partner

[YTU-988] | Medication Care Partner

02 Sep
Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc.

02 Sep

Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc.


Job Description


Amica Lions Gate

( Casual)


- High School Diploma and completion of an accredited Personal Support Worker program that meets legislative standards


- Medication Administration certification

- First Aid and CPR certified


- Six hundred (600) hours of related experience, including both class time and practical experience, preferably with clinical experience in a geriatric setting


- Medication administration standards

- Residents’ activities of daily living (ADL), such as hygiene, optimal functioning, well-being and feeding

- Personal Support Worker routines and practices

- Infection control guidelines

- Lifting, transferring and positioning techniques

- Rehabilitation and palliative approaches

- Legislative regulations and policies related to retirement care

- Changes in mobility of seniors and mechanical lifting devices

- Applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers

Competencies, Skills & Abilities:

- Ability to contribute effectively as a team member

- Ability to treat residents with dignity, respect and care

- Strong command of the English language both oral and written

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Ability to develop rapport with residents and their families

- Ability to organize and prioritize workload

- Ability to follow resident support plan and carry out activities as directed

- Ability to report resident needs through observation of their condition/behaviour

- Ability to follow safety procedures to maintain a safe and clean environment

- Ability to apply lifting, transferring and positioning techniques

- Ability to maintain confidentiality of resident information

- Ability to work in a flexible environment to meet the needs of the residents, including weekend and holiday coverage, as required

Personal Suitability:

- Demonstrates a strong desire to serve and care for seniors

- Open, friendly and responsive

- Able to apply tact, discretion and sound judgement

- Trustworthy, empathetic, reliable, punctual and adaptable

- Meets the physical demands of the job

- Shows initiative and commitment to excellence

- Resident service oriented

- Attend regularly scheduled shifts.

Desirable Qualifications:

Courses in gerontology, aging or dementia are an asset

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