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Personal Support Worker (Carlingwood)

200 Lockhart Ave, Ottawa, ON K2A 4C6, Canada Req #2591
Friday, May 31, 2024

Carlingwood Retirement Community

Casual - $19.57/hr

Riverstone Retirement Communities is a locally owned and operated company.  We believe that everyone deserves to live a meaningful, engaged, and joyful life. We strive to ensure our residents live comfortably and with dignity in a safe and happy environment. Riverstone offers a highly respected, full continuum of care to its residents with a variety of lifestyle options to best suit their needs-from Independent, Assisted living, and Memory Care. Allowing each resident the freedom to live their best life. Our valued employees work in an environment that fosters job satisfaction, respect, responsibility, loyalty, and personal growth. We are looking for positive, caring team members who want to make a difference in the lives of seniors. 

More than just Senior Living.  It's a new life.



  • Community College Health Care Attendant/Personal Support Worker Certificate or equivalent experience.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification.  


  • Two years or more experience, preferably in a geriatric setting;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Empathy for, and understanding of the needs of the elderly. 

Personal Requirements:

  • Work as part of a team
  • Capable of adapting to different situations and change 
  • Keen interest in working with seniors 


  • Delivered and received report at the beginning and end of each shift;
  • Receives direction, assignment and evaluation of work from the RPN (charge nurse);
  • Provides care with personal hygiene, dressing, bathing, etc., for each resident as assigned according to the individual care plans;
  • Orders supplies from the kitchen as needed and stores supplies upon receipt;
  • Sets-up, delivers and returns meal trays to residents as required, due to illness, injury or special circumstances as approved by the charge nurse;
  • Reports any changes in a residents’ physical, mental or emotional conditions to the RPN (charge nurse) and/or DOC;
  • Answers call bells promptly, and responds to residents needs and requests;
  • Assists in the preparation and serving meals;
  • Notifies shift supervisor in the event of an emergency and assists in implementing emergency interventions as delegated by the charge nurse or DOC;
  • Practices infection control protocol;
  • Reports all resident and staff incidents/accidents immediately to charge nurse and/or DOC;
  • Records on each resident’s check list daily;
  • Reports malfunctioning of equipment, repairs needed, fire hazards to front desk or charge nurse.
Riverstone Retirement is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please advise in advance if you require any accommodation during the application or selection process.  Any information you send us will be handled professionally, respectfully and in complete confidence.
While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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  • 200 Lockhart Ave, Ottawa, ON K2A 4C6, Canada