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Personal Support Worker - Part-time PT-6 - Part Time / À Temps Partiel

Organization Overview:

County of Frontenac

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Organization Description:

The Corporation of the County of Frontenac is comprised of four departments: Fairmount Home, Corporate Services, Planning & Economic Development, and Emergency & Transportation Services, which includes Frontenac Paramedic Services, the Frontenac-Howe Islander Ferry, and Emergency Management. Geographically, Frontenac County encompasses four Townships – North, Central, South, and Frontenac Islands. Almost 4,000 square kilometres from the northern most tip to the Islands, Frontenac’s landscape and communities are richly diverse.

Job Listing #3936

Personal Support Worker - Part-time PT-6 • Part Time / À Temps Partiel

Date Posted: 11 Jun 2019

Application Deadline: 31 Aug 2019

Location: Kingston and Surrounding Area

Category: Health Care / Soins de santé

Hours Per Week: 45 per pay period

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire 22.97

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

Job Posting:

Personal Support Worker – Temporary Part-time PT-6 – Evening Float (up to April 25, 2020 or with two weeks’ notice) (Guaranteed 45 hours per pay period)

Competition #: FMT-19-053

Posting Period: Open

Wage Rate: $22.97 per hour

Employee Group: Fairmount Home

Position Summary:

The Personal Support Worker (PSW) is part of an interprofessional team providing basic care and support to assist residents with their basic physical, psychological and social needs in accordance with an established plan of care. The PSW works with residents who may have a variety of health related issues. The PSW is the primary basic care and support provider to residents and supports the effective operations of the Home. The PSW will carry out the duties in alignment to the organization’s mission, vision and values, and work to further its priorities.

Education & Experience:

· Grade 12 or equivalent

· Personal Support Worker certificate from a recognized Community College and/or an accredited program as legislated in the Long Term Care Homes Act

· Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience as identified in the Long Term Care Homes Act may be considered including Graduate Nursing Assistant, Registered Practical Nurse, Graduated Nurse, Registered Nurse

Key Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

· Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the Gentlecare™ philosophy

· Demonstrated understanding, acceptance and commitment to promoting the Home’s mission, vision and values

· Demonstrated commitment to resident/client-centered service/care

· Demonstrated strong communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to communicate information to a diverse audience base

· Demonstrated professional work ethic and behaviours in interaction with internal and external contacts and the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely with ease and confidence in a professional, consistent and positive manner

· Basic computer proficiency with solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of products including Word, Excel and Outlook; ability to use patient care software applications (e.g. MED e-care)

· Satisfactory Police Record Check - Vulnerable Sector Check

· Please note: The PT-6 schedule consists of 2 weekends on, 1 weekend off. (Shifts 3:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m.)

Please submit your cover letter and resume in one document outlining your skills and qualifications as they relate to the position, quoting the competition # to:

humanresources@frontenaccounty.ca

Fax: (613) 548-8460

For a complete list of duties and responsibilities, please see the job description.

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