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Personal Support Worker - $2500 sign on bonus

Location: Thunder Bay
Job Code: 34085
Employment Status: Part time
# of openings: 1


We are currently hiring Part-Time Personal Support Workers (PSW) in the Thunder Bay

SE Health PSWs are the best of the best.  We provide care, companionship, household management, and daily living support to clients in their homes.  When you choose to join SE Health, you join a diverse and collaborative care team where you’ll apply your skills – and your heart – to provide services to a roster of clients in your community.  You’ll apply a client-centered approach to address clients’ physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual needs.  You’ll make a difference in their lives, and they’ll make a difference in yours!

Sign on Bonus - $2,500

Why join our team?

  • Competitive Compensation . Our Total Rewards package includes a competitive salary, group benefits, RRSP pension, and exclusive perks/discounts available only to SE Health staff .
  • Develop yourself with SE.  We have education bursaries, Tuition Assistance Programs, continuing education, training, and professional development to support your lifelong learning.  You’ll benefit from our orientation and mentorship programs.  Our clinical practice and nursing teams will support you with comprehensive care plans and modern models of care that will mean you’ll always be supported to provide the best possible care to your clients.
  • Grow your career.   SE Health is a large national organization with diverse healthcare business lines.  You’ll have an opportunity – and will be supported – to do different types of roles in different locations if that is what you’re interested in.  Or you can pivot to supporting or leadership positions where you can use your skills to contribute and make an impact in different ways.
  • Manage your life.  At SE, you’ll have the flexibility to manage your schedule to balance your life.  You’ll be supported with the time you need to meet the needs of your clients, meet your own needs, develop yourself and your career, and to be part of a team.
  • Self directed orientation option for part time positions
  • Subsidized OPSWA memberships
  • Paid travel time, between clients
  • Mobile device and 3 uniforms provided

We are seeking several dynamic, passionate Personal Support Workers (PSW), who want to be part of the our Dialysis 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 Renal Care within their community such as a long-term care home or a client's home (home care).  

Main responsibilities:

  • Attend initial patient home visit with Hospital nurse
  • Attend Hospital orientation (if required) training is generally 3 weeks long with the hospital
  • Comfortable working in an LTC or going to a client's home.
  • Verify the equipment of the machine before starting dialysis
  • Follow care plan as recommended
  • Troubleshoot machine and report issues to supervising nurse
  • Respond to emergencies and system alarms as per hospital procedures
  • Provide care and monitor dialysis treatment as per the care plan
  • Documentation of assessments, changes in patient conditions or treatment, critical incidents, and difficult events. Etc.
  • Provide post-dialysis care as per the care plan
  • Ensure the work area and equipment is clean and disinfected
  • Following up and providing updates with the primary nurse 1-3 times per week
  • Attend follow-up visits with patients in the home dialysis unit
  • Administer medication at the discretion of the hospital
  • Handle general waste post-treatment (blood tubing, needles, and other access devices)
  • Maintain treatment records
  • Plan for emergencies regarding power outages, water issues, and emergency disconnection. Etc.


  • PSW Certificate
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certificate is required
  • A vehicle, valid driver’s license (G2 or G) and the ability to travel
  • Proven professionalism, accountability, responsibility, and reliability
  • Proven record of excellent attendance
  • Full-day availability for 7 days however shifts are dependent on the client’s needs, typically 3-5 shifts per week including weekends
  • Proficient computer/technological skills
  • Aptitude for manual dexterity
  • Work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication, organizational, problem solving, and conflict management skills
  • Maintains positive relationships to deliver person/family-centered care
  • Act as a patient advocate; can clearly and fluently communicate the patient’s needs, able to deescalate issues
  • Extremely flexible
  • Travel and attend meetings to support the needs of the patient
  • Ability to travel to clients within the Thunder Bay area 

About SE Health

At SE, we love what we do.  Every day, we bring hope and happiness to clients, homes, and communities across Canada.  We treat each person with dignity and love, like our own family; we build empathy; and we do the right thing. We are always inspired to make a difference. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, we share knowledge, provide the best care, and help each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing. We are an inclusive workplace offering competitive pay, benefits, pension, and work life balance. We’re a great place to work, and we hope you’ll join our team.

In the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health, SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose.

SE Health 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 the Talent Acquisition team at at your earliest convenience


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