Personal Support Worker - Dialysis PSW

Saint Elizabeth Health Care
Mississauga, Ontario
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

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Make an Impact on People's Lives; Join SE Health as a PSW!
SE Health PSWs are the best of the best. We provide care, companionship, household management, and daily living support to clients in their homes. When you choose to join SE Health, you join a diverse and collaborative care team where you'll apply your skills - and your heart - to provide services to a roster of clients in your community. You'll apply a client-centered approach to address clients' physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual needs. You'll make a difference in their lives, and they'll make a difference in yours!
About Us:
At SE, we love what we do. Every day, we bring hope and happiness to clients, homes, and communities across Canada. We treat each person with dignity and love, like our own family; we build empathy; and we do the right thing. We are always inspired to make a difference. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, we share knowledge, provide the best care, and help each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing. We're a great place to work, and we hope you'll join our team.
Why join our team?

Competitive Compensation. Our Total Rewards package includes a competitive salary, group benefits, RRSP pension, and exclusive perks/discounts available only to SE Health staff.

Develop yourself with SE. We have education bursaries, Tuition Assistance Programs, continuing education, training, and professional development to support your life-long learning. You'll benefit from our orientation and mentorship programs. Our clinical practice and nursing teams will support you with comprehensive care plans and modern models of care that will mean you'll always be supported to provide the best possible care to your clients.

Grow your career. SE health is a large national organization with diverse healthcare business lines. You'll have an opportunity - and will be supported - to do different types of roles in different locations if that is what you're interested in. Or you can pivot to supporting or leadership positions where you can use your skills to contribute and make an impact in different ways.

Manage your life. At SE, you'll have the flexibility to manage your schedule to balance your life. You'll be supported with the time you need to meet the needs of your clients, meet your own needs, develop yourself and your career, and to be part of a team.

Subsidized OPSWA memberships

Paid travel time, between clients

Mobile device and 3 uniforms provided

We are currently hiring Part-Time Personal Support Workers (PSW)
We are seeking several dynamic, passionate Personal Support Workers (PSW), who want to be part of the our Dialysis program . This new clinical model of care is an exciting opportunity for the right personal support worker and will allow a select group of patients to receive Renal Care within their community (home care).
Main responsibilities:

Attend initial patient home visit with Hospital nurse

Attend Hospital orientation (if require) training is generally 3 weeks long with the hospital

Comfortable to work in a home

Verify the equipment of the machine before starting dialysis

Follow care plan as recommended

Trouble shoot machine and report issues to supervising nurse

Respond to emergencies and system alarms as per hospital procedures

Provide care and monitor dialysis treatment as per care plan

Documentation of assessments, changes in patient conditions or treatment, critical incidents, difficult events. Etc.

Provide post dialysis care as per care plan

Ensure work area and equipment is clean and disinfected

Following up and providing updates with the primary nurse 1-3 times per week

Attend follow up visits with patients in home dialysis unit

Administer medication at the discretion of the hospital

Handle general waste post treatment (blood tubing, needles, and other access devices)

Maintain treatment records

Plan for emergencies regarding power outages, water issues, emergency disconnection. Etc.


PSW Certificate

Proven professionalism, accountability, responsibility and reliability

Proven record of excellent attendance

Full-day availability for 7 days however shifts are dependent on client's needs, typically 3-5 shifts per week including weekends

Available to work anytime between 7 am to 6 pm with an open availability 7 days a week

Proficient computer/technological skills

Aptitude for manual dexterity

Work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team

Well-developed interpersonal, communication, organizational, problem solving, conflict management skills

Maintains positive relationships to deliver person/family centered care

Act as a patient advocate; can clearly and fluently communicate the patient's needs, able to deescalate issues

Extremely flexible

Travel and attend meetings to support the needs of the patient

Ability to travel to clients within Mississauga

Please note that due to the unprecedented circumstance of the Global Pandemic and the resultant public health crisis; and in the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health, SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose
SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact the Talent Aquisition Team at ******* at your earliest convenience.

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