Personal Support Worker ID: 65206

Deadline Date: 2020/12/04

Location:  London

At London Health Sciences Centre LHSC which consists of Victoria Hospital University Hospital and the Children's Hospital nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees LHSC focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice where our people are recognized and valued

Posting Date:
2020/11/07
City:
 London
Province:
 ON
Address:
 800 Commissioners Road E
Start Date:
 
Type:
 Full-Time
Hours:
 37.5
Wage:
 $22.53 to $23.50 per hour
Number of positions:
  18
Days of work:
 
Occupation:
 Health
Duties:
We're currently searching for dedicated, qualified Personal Support Workers to join our dynamic Personal Support Worker Resource team. The Personal Support Worker, or PSW, is a caregiver who works under the direction of a supervisor (e.g. Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse). All Personal Support Workers hired into London Health Sciences Centre are hired on the Personal Support Worker Resource Team which supports both University and Victoria Hospital.
Qualifications:
- Proof of successful completion of a PSW certificate from a recognized Ontario PSW program
- Proof of Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers BLS-HCP(C)
- Recent, related experience working as a PSW
- Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate effectively in English
- Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position
- Excellent communication abilities and interpersonal skills to interact positively and effectively with patients, staff and the general public
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple and changing tasks that require attention to detail
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team
- Commitment to patient/family centred care with a service oriented attitude
- Basic computer and keyboarding skills: Windows Environment, Internet, and GroupWise
- Ability to problem solve and demonstrate initiative within appropriate scope of practice
- Knowledge of patient requirements with respect to prescribed diets/menus
- Demonstrated knowledge of protocol to escalate concerns
- Must be self directed and show initiative
- Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
- Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
- Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
Who you are
- You are a dedicated Personal Support Workers (PSW) who strives to promote well-being and independence to the patients and families you support
- You thrive in a fast paced and ever changing environment
- You like to meet new people and build lasting relationships amongst an interdisciplinary team
Immunization Requirements
- Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis.
- Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step)
- For more information visit https://www.lhsc.on.ca/careers/health-review-requirements
Misc.:
There are so many great reasons to join London Health Sciences Centre. We know that once you get to know us better, you'll want to add your own reasons to the list! Community Involvement & Rewarding Work Career Development & Mobility Employee Wellness Initiatives Total Compensation & Rewards Learning & Teaching Opportunities London Health Sciences Centre fosters a culture of patient and staff safety whereby all employees are guided by LHSC's Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct. We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2+ persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities and standards of goods and services, and are also fully compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), as applicable. Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory Police Information Check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.
Closing Date/Apply by:
2020/12/04
How To Apply:
Apply online: 
https://careers.lhsc.on.ca/psc/LHCGWPRD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant&

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
Recruitment Services
Position Title:
 
Company Name:
London Health Sciences Centre
Address:
800 Commissioners Road E
City:
London
Province:
 ON
Postal Code:
 N6A 5W9
Phone:
 5196858500
E-mail:
 recruitment@lhsc.on.ca
Web Address:
 None
 

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