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LOCATION
Georgetown, Ontario
POSTED
07/15/2021

RESIDENT CARE PARTNER (Personal Support Worker)Amica GeorgetownPart-TimeImagine working for a growing, industry-leading organization where people join together for meaningful work!Amica is the #1 choice of Canadian seniors who want to continue living on their terms in an elegant setting with discerning care, enriching activities and outstanding dining. Our 4,000 Amica Team Members currently serve 3,600 seniors in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. In over 31 residences, and growing, we provide premium independent living, assisted living and memory care living options.Why should I join Amica?We are committed to your personal and professional growthOur nurturing environment encourages learning, innovation and excellenceTeam members are supported by a culture of collaboration and teamworkNew ideas and approaches are encouraged by leadersOur teams are diverse and reflective of the communities we serve; we embrace diversity and inclusion as an opportunity to innovate, thrive and grow Easy to use app available for you to pick up additional shifts at your residence and other Amica residencesMaster scheduling that provides consistencyLocal leaders that provide in-person leadership in service to youIndustry competitive wages and benefitsWhat does a day in the life of a Resident Care Partner (Personal Support Worker) look like?As the Resident Care Partner you have the opportunity to engage and interact with residents throughout their daily activities in a meaningful and supportive way. Some of these activities include:Getting to know each resident you serveAsking residents how they are doingProviding personalized careTidying suitesParticipating in life enrichment activities togetherCoordinating communication with loved onesReminding residents of and supporting them to meals or appointments.What do I need to be a Resident Care Partner (Personal Support Worker) at Amica?Must be a graduate from a recognized Personal Support Worker program; students currently enrolled in a nursing program and internationally certified nursing candidates with one-year Canadian nursing/PSW experience or more will be consideredLevel 1 First Aid, CPR / AED CertificateGood verbal and written communication skills – English is essentialInteracts with others in an effective, compassionate, empathetic and supportive mannerRespects each resident as an individual and is aware of their need for self-respect and privacy, and the right to share in decisions about their careKeen observation, decision making and problem-solving skillsAbility to develop harmonious relations with team members, residents and familiesDemonstrates ability to organize workload and adapt to unexpected tasks and situationsAbility to use related technology and equipmentMedication administration with training provided through AmicaWhat Covid-19 precautions have been taken to keep you safe?Remote interview processPersonal protective equipment (PPE) and in-depth, ongoing hand hygiene training providedDaily screener completed by team members, residents and visitors Vaccination rates of over 80% for team members and 97% for our residents in our residencesOn site Covid-19 testing and vaccinationsTrust – Compassion – Excellence – Teamwork – GrowthApply today!