Personal Support Worker (PSW)- Hospital

Employer
S.R.T. MedStaff
Location
Vaughan, Ontario
Closing date
Feb 12, 2023

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Discipline
Personal Support Worker
Work Setting
Home Care
Hours
Full-time
About S.R.T. MedStaff

S.R.T. MedStaff has been a trusted leader in the health care community since 1981, hiring client service coordinators, personal support workers, registered nurses, registered practical nurses, and supervisors. Come work for an agency that truly values and supports it staff!

Why Join S.R.T. MedStaff?

Come make a difference in patients' lives and join our dynamic team in the heart of Toronto downtown! S.R.T. MedStaff provides diverse opportunities and strong career path development in a variety of professional streams, along with excellent salary and benefits such as:
  • High pay rates
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Full-time and part-time hours
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • RSP matching program
  • Choice of daily instant pay or weekly direct deposit pay
  • Staff appreciation events
  • Paid continuing education sessions and in-services
  • Extensive Orientation and on-the-job training


Job Summary

Reporting to the Client Services Supervisor, the PSW is expected to deliver high quality of care and service that will support patients to live comfortably and safely in their environment. The services provided will be outlined in the written plan of care prepared by the primary health care professional. S.R.T. MedStaff is currently recruiting for Personal Support Workers (PSWs) to work in acute care hospitals throughout York Region.

Responsibilities
  • Provide personal support to patients according to the written plan of care.
  • Follow S.R.T MedStaff and facility policies and procedures at all times.
  • 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.


Qualifications
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Experience working as a Facility 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.


WE WILL ONLY HIRE EMPLOYEES WHO CAN PROVIDE PROOF OF FULL VACCINATION TO THE COVID-19 VACCINE, SUBJECT TO OUR DUTY TO ACCOMMODATE UNDER THE HUMAN RIGHTS CODE. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CONTACT HR DEPARTMENT.

We thank you for applying to S.R.T. MedStaff. We will review all applications. Only those applicants selected for further discussion will be contacted. S.R.T. MedStaff is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and meeting the needs of persons with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the application process, please let us know in advance.

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