Personal Support Worker (PSW) ID: 64843

Deadline Date: 2020/10/10

Location:  Thunder Bay

ParaMed is a Canadian leader in the community healthcare space and our PSW's play an integral part in our team, performing visits within the community. We are currently seeking energetic and dedicated Personal Support Workers (PSW) to join our dynamic team of community support caregivers dedicated to helping clients in our community, with activities of daily living. We're on a mission to provide a higher level of care to all those we serve. Ours is a culture dedicated to helping every employee achieve his or her potential. We support each other, share in our successes and share a common goal to Redefine Care for the benefit of our clients. What we Offer: -Travel compensation -Paid Training/Orientation time -Health and Dental Benefits for the family -Cell Phone provided for scheduling and communications -Employee and Family Assistance Program -Vulnerable Sector Search costs reimbursed -Membership to Retail Discounts (Perkopolis) for shopping and more!

Posting Date:
2020/09/10
City:
 Thunder Bay
Province:
 ON
Address:
 
Start Date:
 
Type:
 Full-Time
Hours:
 
Wage:
 
Number of positions:
 5
Days of work:
 
Occupation:
 Health
Duties:
- Provides personal care to the patient
- Provides assistance with a variety of household tasks
- Provides cognitive, social, emotional, psychological, support to the client and family
- Using work device, document information required for each client visit
- Adhere to the ParaMed policies in all interactions with clients, families or other parties ensuring privacy and confidentiality
- Escalate client-related issues to supervisors as needed
Qualifications:
-Graduate of a PSW (or equivalency) course from a recognized post-secondary program
- Nursing students are also welcome to apply!
- Experience working within community home care or long term care is preferred
- A valid driver's licence and access to a vehicle required
- Willingness to travel to client residences is required
- Ability to effectively communicate both through oral and written mediums;
- Able to provide a current criminal check with clear Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) if selected
- Current CPR and First Aid obtained within Canada or willingness to obtain
- Ability to demonstrate compassion, tact and diplomacy when interacting with residents/clients and their families
Misc.:
This is a Union Position: SEIU Local 1 Union Classification: Personal Support Services (PSS) Salary: LHIN Funded PSS Rates as per Collective Agreement Location: Thunder Bay, ON We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. ParaMed Home Health Care is an equal opportunity employer. In Ontario ParaMed and affiliated organizations accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodation needs must be provided in advance. aoda@extendicare.com
Closing Date/Apply by:
2020/10/10
How To Apply:
Use the Web Form below

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Yanani Sivapalan
Position Title:
 Recruiter
Company Name:
 ParaMed
Address:
 91 S. Cumberland St. Suite 200
City:
 Thunder Bay
Province:
 Ontario
Postal Code:
 P7B 6A7
Phone:
 
E-mail:
 Yanani.sivapalan@paramed.com
Web Address:
 None
 

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