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Personal Support Worker (PSW) Hemodialysis

Location: Hamilton - Wentworth
Job Code: 15504
Employment Status: Part time
# of openings: 1

Description

About Us:

SE Health (previously Saint Elizabeth Health Care) is a Social Enterprise applying our knowledge, vision and drive to forever impact how people live and age at home. With Canadian roots and 110 years of expertise, SE Health is a not-for-profit charitable organization delivering quality care, innovative solutions and education to people where and when they need it. Through our team of 9,000 Leaders of Impact, we deliver 20,000 care exchanges daily, totaling 50 million in the last decade alone.

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Personal Support Worker (PSW) will be part of a new 2 year Home Hemodialysis project – with a potential for contract extension. Successful candidates will first be part of the community program with a focus on entering the Home Hemodialysis program. This new clinical model of care is an exciting opportunity for the right Personal Support Worker and will allow a select group of patients to receive Hemodialysis care in their own home. This role extends the scope of the traditional PSW by working under the delegation of a Registered Nurse ( RN ) Successful candidates must be life-long learners, will be comfortable with highly complex routines, blood products and technologically savvy. Personal Support Workers (PSW) in the program are eligible for quarterly bonuses upon attaining performance targets.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

SE Health is monitoring the global COVID-19 pandemic closely and following all public health directives, including recommendations from the World Health Organization, Government of Canada, and federal and provincial health authorities. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients, their families and our staff.

  • Current PSW Certificate

  • A valid driver’s license and vehicle. 

  • Updated immunization record, clear criminal background check and Vulnerable sector check is required upon hire

  • A current CPR certificate is required

  • Proven professionalism, accountability, responsibility and reliability

  • Proven record of excellent attendance

  • An aptitude for learning new skills and responsibilities

  • Availability to work 3, 4 or 5 full day shifts including every other weekend

  • A willingness to attend and complete mandatory 21 day training

  • Proficient computer/technological skills and an aptitude for manual dexterity

  • Able to work independently as well as part of an interdisciplinary team

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

  • Maintains positive relationships to deliver person/family centered care

  • Act as a patient advocate with an ability to clearly and articulately communicate patient’s needs

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to escalate issues

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Effective problem-solving and conflict management skills

  • Remains flexible and works well in a changing environment

  • A demonstrated commitment for Quality Improvement processes

  • A willingness to travel and attend meetings to support the needs of the patient

  • As a PSW you will be part of a distinguished Canadian, not-for-profit organization with a century of experience

  • We are offering up to $19.50 (for direct client care) . Candidates must have a PSW Certificate 

  • As a PSW you will experience opportunities to use many of your skills and expand your knowledge

  • Ongoing opportunities for continuing education, training and professional development

  • Total Rewards program which includes group benefits, and pension plan

  • Paid travel time between clients

  • Education bursaries

  • Extensive paid orientation and preceptorship program

  • Subsidized PSNO memberships

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • WorkPerks®, which gives access to exclusive discounts from leading brand name companies and trusted local businesses. 

            Saint Elizabeth is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at your earliest convenience. You will also be briefed on the                  Company’s policies, including its policies regarding human rights, accommodation and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (“AODA”) during your orientation process.

             Please apply online to stephanienobes@sehc.com 





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