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CarePartners: Psws, Palliative And/Or Paediatrics


This is a Full-time position in Woodstock, ON posted October 21, 2020.

SUMMARY: CarePartners is currently seeking Personal Support Workers and Developmental Support workers (internal reference: Community Support Worker) for community work in our Personal Support and eHomeCare program.

We are looking for energetic and dedicated Personal Support Workers to help patients in our community, with activities of daily living.You will help provide palliative and complex care, and stable pediatric care for children with complex needs.You will provide care to patients in their own homes, working collaboratively with specially trained nurses who will assist you through supportive technology.

CarePartners will be providing education specific to eHomeCare, as well as a comprehensive, fully paid orientation.

Shift work including days, evenings, nights andevery other weekend.

YOU SUPPORT THE PATIENT BY: Delivering care and support to patientsand their families intheir own home Providing quality, integrated care through direct communication between a nurse via laptop/tabletand the eHomeCare Support Worker via smartphone throughout their shift WHAT WE OFFER: Competitive wage grid from $17.00 to $19.00 per hour An additional premium of 50 cents for all hours providing direct patient care within the eHomeCare program Flexible hours and diverse assignments Opportunity for guaranteed hours and pay, regardless of patient load Total rewards program which includes benefit package Paid orientation and preceptorship Technology and communication tools to enable integrated work with the nurse Opportunities for continuing education, training Access to group discount programs, which includes exclusive discounts from various retail companies Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Leadership support 24/7 YOU BRING: Personal Support Worker, DevelopmentalSupport WorkerorNursing students Experience as a PSW is an asset Educationin palliative care an asset Passion for providing holistic, sensitive, individualized care to patients at end of life Comfort in using technology such as a smartphone Excellent verbal and written communication skills Comfort with providing care to patients in their own homes previous experience an asset Ability to work collaboratively with nurses, as part of a team, is crucial Ability to work independently, yet take direction, is essential Must have a valid drivers’ license and/or access to reliable transportation means CarePartners welcomes and encourages applicants from people with disabilities, accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.