Personal Support Worker (foreign trained nurses) (Guaranteed hours available)

Spectrum Health Care - Peel, ON (30+ days ago)

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About Spectrum
For more than 40 years, whether our patients/clients are at home, in the hospital or in a long-term care facility, we offer compassionate care coupled with quality service. To us, quality service means, listening closely to our clients, partnering with them and treating them with courtesy and respect. We are a fully accredited provider of home health care services dedicated to exceptional services, quality and professional employee development.

We offer:
Competitive salary

Flexible work schedule

Travel time allowance

Group insurance benefits provided to eligible employees

Opportunity to participate & qualify for our guaranteed hours program

Professional development & training opportunities

Join one of our employee committees

Summary:
We are hiring foreign-trained nurses as personal support workers. As a PSW within Spectrum Health Care, you will be responsible for providing exceptional personal care to our patients in the Peel Region (Mississauga & Brampton) . PSWs provide a safe environment, positive emotional support and thorough care of our patients. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about caring for others.

Responsibilities:
PSWs are responsible for providing personal care, hygiene and assistance with activities of daily living for clients in the community. Other responsibilities include:

Adheres to the safe work/risk management policies and procedures of Spectrum Health Care

Works within the Ethical Practice Framework of Spectrum Health Care

Understands the range of services provided by each division of the Spectrum family and how it contributes to our model of Total Client Care

Continually assesses, anticipates, identifies and responds to new and changing needs of clients and communicates available Total Client Care resources to clients when appropriate

Qualifications/Experience:
Valid CPR and First Aid certification; and

either:
holds a certificate as a Personal Support Worker from a curriculum approved by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities or the Ministry of Education; or

holds a certificate as a Home Support Worker (Level 2 or 3), or Health Care Aide from a recognized curriculum with the understanding that workers are moving to 100% PSW status; or

has a valid certificate as an RN, RPN or Practical Nurse; or

is an RN/RPN Student with a minimum successful completion of year one; or

is a Foreign trained Nurse, Midwife or Physician; or

has a valid certificate as a Personal Attendant, or Personal Attendant +2; or

is a Personal Support Worker (PSW) students (with successful completion of PA+2 level of training and verification of their transcript and household management experience); or

is a graduate of a paramedic program; or

is an Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physiotherapy Assistant.

Ability to stand, bend, walk, crouch, kneel and reach freely and for extended periods; ability to lift 23 kilograms independently; ability to assist clients with standing, walking, sitting; able to reposition clients in bed.

Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional personal care and customer service.

Valid Vulnerable Sector Criminal Check

Updated immunization record

Proficient verbal and written English communication skills

Flexible work schedule (Monday to Friday and Saturday to Sunday)

Valid G level driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle is an asset

How to Apply:
To learn more about Spectrum Healthcare, please visit our website at spectrumhealthcare.com.

We thank all applicants, however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, upon request, support will be provided for accommodations throughout the recruitment process.

If you require accommodation because of disability through the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at ( hr@spectrumhealthcare.com ) for assistance.