ParaMed is currently seeking energetic and dedicated Personal Support Workers (PSW) to join our dynamic team of community caregivers! Our PSW staff will provide individualized care that is sensitive to the patients’ unique needs, providing assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) and Independent Activities of Daily Living (IADL’s) through a patient-specific assignment working under the direction of and in collaboration with a regulated health care professional. Care will take place in the community, within a patient’s home.
ParaMed is pleased to partner with the Ontario government to provide an additional $3/hour temporary increase for PSW staff to supplement regular earnings.
Provides personal care to the patient (personal hygiene, dressing, etc.)
Helps with a variety of household tasks (meal assistance, light clean-up duties, etc.)
Provides cognitive, social, emotional, psychological, support to the patient and family
Using a company-provided work device, documents information required for each patient visit
Adhere to the ParaMed policies in all interactions with patients, families or other parties ensuring privacy and confidentiality
Escalate patient-related issues to supervisors as needed
Clients in this "high intensity program" require longer/ more frequent visits with more complex care
PSW Certificate from an accredited institution or relevant approved healthcare training including:
International healthcare provider
Experience in providing personal care to patients
Willingness to travel to see patients within a designated area
Access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license
Ability to effectively communicate both through oral and written mediums
Able to provide a current criminal check (CPIC) with clear Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) if selected
Availability to work every other weekend
Ability to demonstrate compassion, tact and diplomacy when interacting with residents/patients and their families
ParaMed recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our patients and team members from Covid-19. A condition of employment with ParaMed is that all new hires receive all required doses of a Covid 19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.
Benefits of Joining the ParaMed Team:
Provided with the latest technology mobile device for scheduling and communication
Membership to Perkopolis and other retailer discounts
Opportunities for additional training with careers leading into management roles
Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
Health and dental benefits available to you and immediate family
Mentorship Perks- use your expertise to earn even more while you provide support to new grads entering the industry
ParaMed takes great pride in the safety and wellbeing of all employees. We provide full access to Personal Protective Equipment as required so that our employees can work through their day with peace-of-mind
If you enjoy making people smile, we know you will love a career with ParaMed! We want you to join our team of spirited and fun-loving professionals as we support the neighbors in our community! Please submit a resume by clicking the Apply Now button.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and ParaMed Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of ParaMed hiring process.
This is a Union position – Service Employees International Union Local 1 Canada, London-Middlesex County
Union Classification: Personal Support Services (PSS)
Salary: LHIN Funded PSS Rates as Per Collective Agreement
Location: County Area, London-Middlesex District