Personal Support Worker

Cornwall Community Hospital - Cornwall, ON (30+ days ago)

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As part of the Cornwall Community Hospital you uphold the mission, vision and ICARE values in order to create a safe environment for patients/clients, families, staff, physicians and volunteers, recognizing 'Patient Safety' and our hospital's 'Senior Friendly Strategies' as a top priority in creating a culture of safety and 'The Workplace of Choice'. Cornwall Hospital is committed to providing an accessible work environment. Accomodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment/selection process.

Summary of responsibilities

  • Graduate of a Personal Support Worker Program from a Community College
  • Holds current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • Demonstrated ability to work with patients with dementia or cognitive impairments
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practice of good body mechanics
  • Good listening skills
  • Ability to understand, interpret and carry out written or verbal instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of the multidisciplinary team
  • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient safety
  • Demonstrated regular, punctual attendance
  • Functional proficiency in English (oral and written)
  • Limited proficiency in oral French – and testing completed
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