Personal Support Worker (PSW) / Caregiver - Durham Region

CBI Home Health - Whitby, ON (30+ days ago)

Apply Now

Positions are available in all of Durham Region and Peterborough County.

If you strive to make a difference in people’s everyday lives by caring for them with compassion, dignity and respect, CBI Health Group has great opportunities for Personal Support Workers. Come join a passionate team with a culture of learning and development.

Canada’s 50 Best Management Companies (Platinum Member)
Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures
Designated as a Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO™) by the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)

As the largest network of integrated community health services in Canada, we are proud to offer:

Competitive wages and benefits package to eligible employees
Paid orientation, ongoing learning and training opportunities
Career development opportunities
Recognition & Reward programs
Paid commute time / mileage reimbursement
Flexible schedule to work around your availability.
Cell phone provided (upon meeting minimum hours requirement)
Employee Assistance Program.

PRIMARY DUTIES

As a Personal Support Worker you will:
Provide personal care to patients in their home or residential facility with compassion.
Assist clients with the personal care tasks of daily living, including skin care, hair care, mouth care, bathing, bowel and bladder care, positioning and movement, feeding (including special diets).
Assists with ambulating and mobilization of patient.
Recognize and report safety concerns or equipment malfunction in the home environment and acts accordingly to meet the safety and the protection needs of the Client.
Establish communication with appropriate sources in response to emergency
Observe, document and report any emotional or physical changes in the Client's condition to the Client Care Manager/Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS

To take on the role of Personal Support Worker, you must have:

PSW/DSW Certificate or Nursing Student or Internationally Educated Nurse/Physician.
Current CPR level C and First Aid Certificate.
Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening within the last 12 months.
Evidence of a negative TB test within the last 12 months and an up-to-date Immunization Record.
Ability to travel from assignment to assignment throughout community.
Required to work every other weekend.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Proven interpersonal and organizational skills.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Ability to freely lift up to 35 lbs/16 kg.

To apply, please send your resume directly to pdhiring@cbi.ca

About CBI Health Group:
For over 40 years, CBI has been working every day to improve the health and enrich the lives of Canadians.
As Canada’s largest provider of community healthcare services, CBI is made up of over 12,000 personal caregivers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, registered massage therapists, kinesiologists, chiropractors, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, physicians, nurses, dietitians, behavioural therapists, administrators, and professionals.
CBI is set apart by the unique ability to work as an integrated network to foster ongoing learning, enhance best practices, improve access to care for all Canadians and achieve the best outcomes possible for our clients. With a talented, interdisciplinary team of caregivers and professionals, CBI provides the right services, in the right place, at the right time.

To learn more about CBI, please visit www.cbi.ca

Check out CBI on Facebook at facebook.com/cbihealthgroup and on Twitter at twitter.com/cbihealthgroup

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and CBI Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of our hiring process. Please inform your recruiter if you have any accommodation requests.

Education
Preferred
Technical/other training or better