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Job Title: PSW
Date Posted: 05/28/24 Ref. Number: 309
Type: Full Time Part Time
Location: Peel
Requirements: •Must be at least 18 years of age. •Proficient verbal and written English communication skills. •Ability to speak a second language is considered an asset. •Ability to travel between assignments either by transit or car •Must meet one of the following criteria: Successful completion of a Ministry of Education approved PSW Training Program (minimum 640 hours) from a Community College or a school approved by the National Association of Career Colleges OR RN, RPN, Paramedic, Occupational Therapy, and Physiotherapy students with successful completion of Year 1 OR Holds a valid certificate as a Home Support Worker (level II or III), Health Care Aide, or Personal Attendant OR
Foreign Trained Nurse, Midwife, or Physician OR Holds a valid certificate as a Developmental Support Worker. •Experience working as a Community PSW is considered an asset. •Negative T.B. skin test or chest x-ray. •Current CPR (BCLS) and First Aid Certificate. •Meet health surveillance requirements of the Public Hospitals Act. •VSS within the past year of hire confirming absence of a criminal history/record.
Description: The Personal Support Worker (PSW) provides personal support services to patients in the home; services as outlined in the written plan of care prepared by the primary health care professional. Duties: •
Assist patients with activities of daily living, including meal preparation, shopping, light housekeeping, laundry, and respite.
•Assess the environment for safety during each patient visit. •Treat patients with compassion and respect •Use judgment in carrying out instructions and recognize the need to seek supervisory assistance.
•Report/communicate observations or concerns to the appropriate individual(s), as necessary. •Keep all patient information confidential. •Work as a team with other health care professionals and service providers.
Hours per week: Monday-Friday / Weekend Availability 0-40 hrs/week
Rate of Pay: TBD
Contact: Julia Cavaliere
Telephone: 905-453-7896 Fax: 905-453-7894