Personal Support Worker (PSW) - York Region and Scarborough

S.R.T. MedStaff - Markham, ON (30+ days ago)

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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 is currently looking for Personal Support Workers (PSWs) to work morning, evenings, and/or weekends! We have work throughout the GTA, with a focus on the West York Region Area (Vaughan, Woodbridge, Maple, Kleinburg) and East Scarborough!

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
Travel allowance
Flexible scheduling
Full-time and part-time positions
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

Job Summary

The Personal Support Worker (PSW) provides personal support services to patients in the home; services as outlined in the written plan of care prepared by the primary health care professional.

Responsibilities

Assist patients with activities of daily living, including meal preparation, shopping, light housekeeping, laundry, and respite.
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.
Ability to travel between assignments either by transit or car

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 OR
Holds a valid certificate as a Home Support Worker (level II or III), Health Care Aide, or Personal Attendant OR
Holds a valid certificate as a Developmental Support Worker.
Experience working as a Community 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 thank you for applying to S.R.T. MedStaff. We will review all applications. Only those applicants selected for further discussion will be contacted.

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