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Temporary Part-Time Personal Support Worker (Dialysis)



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Position Type:

Temporary Part Time

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Posting Date:

2020/10/22 12:00

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The PSW performs assigned functions as unregulated care providers, that support the health care team in assisting patients in activities of daily living, and supports the effective operations of patient care areas.

The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a 1-year Personal Support Worker Diploma from a community college required

  • Completion of Dialysis Technician Assistant Program, or willingness to obtain

  • Knowledge of dialysis equipment, including ability to prepare equipment for daily use including but not limited to preparing tubing, dialysis concentrate, priming line, conductivity testing, cleaning and disinfecting machines, completing water quality testing, etc. (preferred)

  • Knowledge of and adherence to infection control principles and aseptic techniques

  • Demonstrated ability to read, understand and follow written instructions and complete routine written reports

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal with the public in a courteous manner

  • Current HC provider BLS certification as per Heart and Stroke guidelines

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize

  • Ability to function as a team member in a collaborative environment

  • Ability to accept direction and work independently

  • Knowledge of general persuasive approach (preferred)

  • Appropriate lifting techniques

  • Acceptable performance and attendance records


Extra Information

The duration of this position is approximately 3 months (with possible extension).

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