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Source: LocalWorkBC.ca Listed: Thursday 11 October, 2018
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Bayshore Home Health 
Personal Support Worker 

Personal Support Worker (RCA/HCA) - Greater Victoria/Sidney/Westshore/Sooke/North Island
JOB DESCRIPTIONBayshore Home Health, a leader in home health care is currently accepting applications for Personal Support Workers in the Greater Victoria area. Under the direction of the immediate Supervisor, the Personal Support Worker provides personal care services to clients and assists clients with the activities of daily living as described in the care plan, and in accordance with all required internal and external standards of practice.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESProvide personal care service according to directions on the established care plan or assignment sheet, and ensure that, on an ongoing basis, the emotional, spiritual, physical comfort and safety of clients are met to the greatest possible extent.Provide personal care that is within the provincial scope of practice for a Personal Support Worker; duties may include skin care, hair care, mouth care, bathing, bowel and bladder care, positioning and movement, exercise, basic wound care, feeding including special diets, and assistance with oxygen administration and medication reminder.Perform specialized, client specific procedures for which recognized training and current competency can be demonstrated.Observe and document client conditions according to company standards; report unusual events or changes in the clients condition to the immediate Supervisor or to the OfficeUnderstands and implements infection prevention practices.Participate in ongoing internal and/or external continuing education activities.Adhere to Bayshore Policies and Procedures.Participate in quality activities and continuous improvement initiatives in keeping with the company's Quality Management System.Participates in proactive Health Safety activities while performing all duties. Is responsible to notify immediate Supervisor of any Health Safety risks or concerns.Maintains confidentiality of client and corporate information and discusses same only with appropriate Bayshore personnel.Complete other tasks as requested
QUALIFICATIONSEducationGraduation from an accredited Personal Support Worker Program is an asset but not required. The Personal Support Worker must, within their scope of practice, have a solid knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of community home support and the delivery of personal care service to clients.ExperienceAt least one year of recent personal care experience in a similar position or life experience in which similar duties were completed.Other Skills and AbilitiesAbility to communicate verbally and in writing in either English or French. Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to stand, bend, squat, kneel and reach freely; able to freely lift 23 kilograms; able to assist clients with standing, walking, sitting and rolling in bed; demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions as related to client care; able to travel locally from assignment to assignment
To apply: www.bayshore.ca
To meet us in person please come and see us live on site at The Black Press Extreme Education Career Fair Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Bay Street Armoury, 715 Bay Street, Victoria B.C. (1029237h)

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