The Vision of Baycrest is to be the global leader in providing innovative and effective solutions to the challenges inherent in the process of aging through the integration of exemplary clinical care, education and scientific discovery.
As part of the Ontario Behaviour Supports System Project, Baycrest will be delivering a Long-Term Care Behavioural Support Transition Unit (‘BSU’) for individuals whose responsive behaviours have become unmanageable in their current setting, with a goal of stabilizing the behaviours allowing a return to a more appropriate destination, i.e. home, other LTC bed, home or community.
Baycrest’s innovative and exciting Behavioural Support Unit (‘BSU’) currently has an opportunity for a part-time temporary
PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER/HEALTH CARE AIDE
who will provide care to clients requiring behavioural support and their families.
Transitional Behavioural Support Unit – Apotex 3
Part-time temporary – 0.40 F.T.E. – 30 Hours Bi-weekly Approx. 12 Months
SEIU FT Wage Scale: $20.1671 - $20.6937
Working within the inter-professional team to provide collaborative and evidence-based care, responsibilities include:
Providing care and behavioural support to seniors with various types of responsive behaviours and their families.
Providing patient care to the full scope of the PSW/HCA practice.
Working collaboratively with the interprofesional nursing team to ensure a supportive environment that enhances client care.
The successful candidates will have: Current PSW/HCA certificate from a recognized community college or education institute.
Grade XII Diploma or equivalent.
Six (6) months experience in Long-Term Care with clients in day programs or residents in a Long-Term Care setting.
Previous Long Term Care and Community experience.
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (‘BCLS’), level C is required.
Certificate in Dementia Care.
Training in Gentle Persuasive Approach and U-First, an asset.
Demonstrated extensive knowledge and skill working with individuals with various types of dementia, delirium, mental health, issues
Demonstrated familiarity with the Long-Term Care (‘LTC’) Home Act and Regulations, and specifically policies and procedures related to Abuse Free Environment, Restraints and Code of Conduct and Prevention of Violence in the workplace.
Familiarity with Resident Assessment Instrument (‘RAI’) documentation.
Demonstrated commitment to client focused care.
Commitment to the establishment of therapeutic relationships with clients and families.
Commitment to quality improvement, continuous improvement and change initiatives.
Ability to implement best practices in behavior management.
Demonstrated trouble-shooting and problem solving approach relative to the situation and scope of practice.
Ability to coach and mentor team members.
Ability to facilitate and take advantage of teachable moments during the provision of care.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to work collaboratively, with respect and effective communications skills and interact with clients, family members, and members of the interprofesional care team, including community and primary team members.
Basic computer skills and the ability to use electronic communication devices.
To apply for this position please use the following URL address
or visit our website at www.baycrest.org and apply on-line.
As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, physicians, students and volunteers.
Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you
require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment
process, please notify Human Resources at (416) 785-2500, ext. 2961.