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Personal Support Workers


Company: North Bay Regional Health Centre - Sudbury Kirkwood Site
Job Type: Permanent Part Time
Salary Range: 23.604-24.485
Posting Closes: Until Filled
Start Date: ASAP
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DEPARTMENT: REGIONAL DEMENTIA CARE SERVICE � OAK LODGE / SPECIALIZED ADULT REHABILITATION AND TRANSITIONAL SERVICE � NICKEL LODGE

POSITION: THREE (3) PART TIME PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKERS

SITE: NBRHC � KIRKWOOD PLACE (SUDBURY)

HOURS: DAYS, EVENINGS, NIGHTS, AND WEEKENDS

SALARY: $23.604 (Min.) - $24.485 (Max.)

Pay rate, benefits and other terms and conditions are as per the CUPE (Local 139) Collective Agreement

Regional Dementia Care Program (Oak Lodge)
The Regional Dementia Care Program provides comprehensive specialized assessment and treatment of older adults (usually >65 years old) and/or adults with an age-related dementia, which is complicated by behavioural and psychological symptoms, and/or medical comorbidities that exceed the capacity of the community, general hospital, complex continuing care and long-term care system.

Specialized Adult Rehabilitation and Transitional Services (Nickel Lodge) Nickel Lodge is a Specialized Adult Rehabilitation and Transitional Service which provides care and support to those with a severe mental illness who often present with a co-morbid condition and a focus on concurrent disorders to substance use. It is a specialized unit that is patient driven, recovery oriented and integrates patient wishes and goals through a wellness framework.
These programs are co-located at Kirkwood Place and our positions provide the unique opportunity to support and work with both diverse populations.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:
 Personal Support Worker Diploma, or successful completion of the second (2nd) semester of the Bachelor of Science in nursing degree program required
 Minimum of two years experience working with individuals with dementia or mental illness required
 Understanding of best practices in Responsive Behaviours in Dementia required
 Ability to support daily routines through direct support, prompting and encouragement required
 Current CPR certification required
 Ability to function as a member of a Multidisciplinary Team required
 Excellent level of interpersonal and communications skills (written and verbal) required
 Must be available to work all shifts (days, evenings, nights)
 Computer application experience required
 Must be willing to work shifts in other programs as required
 Educational assets: UFIRST, Montessori Methods for Dementia, GPA, ASSIST, Mental Health First Aid
 Must demonstrate commitment to ensure your safety, the safety of fellow workers, patients, volunteers, and visitors
 Must support and contribute to a culture of safety and prevention of adverse health events in this organization
 Good attendance and work record required
 Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset
Criminal Reference Check including the Vulnerable Sector Check:
recent within six (6) months is a requirement
Interested candidates are asked to submit your resume and cover letter with a copy of this job posting with completed qualification checked off ✔ beside each qualification you hold. Please quote File CUPE MH-21-PSW - KIRKWOOD to:

Email: careers@nbrhc.on.ca

Human Resources
50 College Drive
P.O. Box 2500
North Bay, ON P1B 5A4



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