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Personal Support Worker (PSW), $25 - $30 an hour

Coffeycrown Inc.
Port Hope, Ontario
Closing date
May 19, 2022

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The PSW will interact directly with patients, providing comfort and transportation, monitoring their vital signs, and assisting with daily living needs. We are searching for a dedicated, compassionate, and energetic individual to be a vital link between our patients and the nurses and other facility staff.

Work hours: up to 40hrs per week
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $25.00-$30.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Expected start date: As soon as possible.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist with daily living activities. This includes delivering meals to patients, turning and ambulating patients, and providing plenty of freshwaters, as well as extra nourishment between meals
  • Help patients with personal hygiene. Provide patients with bedpans, help with baths, shampoos, and showers
  • Provide adjunct care for the patient, including ice packs, non-sterile dressings, and therapeutic baths
  • Check vital signs and record daily information in the patient's chart
  • Assist the nurses and other staff as needed
  • Adhere to professional standards, follow policies and procedures and abide by federal, provincial, and local requirements.

Qualifications and Skills

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Completion of an approved PSW certification training course
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to handle multiple tasks safely and effectively
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to communicate sensitive information with empathy ("bedside manner")
  • High tolerance for working under pressure and handling critical situations with a cool head

To speed up the process of placements, please have the following documents together:
  • Vulnerable Sectors within 6 months ( or receipt that you have requested for one)
  • TB Test Record
  • Valid Certificate
  • Photo ID
  • Updated Resume
  • Social Insurance Number
  • Direct Deposit form
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