As part of the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH), you will uphold the mission, vision and ICARE values in order to create a safe environment for patients, families, staff, physicians and volunteers, recognizing “Patient Safety” and “Our People” as priorities in creating a culture of safety and a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion. Cornwall Hospital is committed to providing an accessible work environment. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment/selection process.Emergency preparedness is a critical aspect of CCH operations. It is essential that all staff and physicians receive training and undertand their roles and responsibilities in this field.
The Personal Support Worker is responsible for providing direct and indirect activities that support the overall provision of nursing care on the nursing units as well as embody a culture of caregiver inclusion in the patient’s plan of care. This also includes one-on-one care to patients as required.
• 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
Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-866-996-0991 (16 years and up)