CarePartners is now hiring Enhanced [Pediatric/Palliative] Personal Support Workers in the Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge, Guelph area!
Full-time and Part-time 8-12 hour shifts 1:1 with a patient!
CarePartners is one of Ontario’s largest, most reputable and well-established accredited home health care providers, providing nursing, personal support, home support, palliative, therapy and rehabilitation support services for patients of all ages across urban and rural Ontario. We visit approximately 80,000 patients each year in homes, schools, clinics, workplaces and retirement homes, spread across 14 branches and 21 nursing clinics.
We continuously innovate to meet patient needs with specialized (award-winning) care programs and technology, including virtual care and AI.
As a progressive and creative organization, CarePartners is proud to be a leader in developing innovative programs. One of our spotlight programs is the eHomeCare Program. This is an innovative provincial program that is unique to home care and includes oversight of the patient through a virtual care platform.
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 provide education specific to eHomeCare, as well as a comprehensive, fully paid orientation.
Hours of work will be flexible Monday-Friday including a rotation of weekends and overnight shifts.
What We Offer
Competitive Wages, Incentives and Perks
Competitive wage grid $20.69 to $22.90 per hour
Opportunity for guaranteed hours regardless of patient load
An additional 50 cent premium for hours providing direct patient care
A special $750 bonus for signing with CarePartners
PAID MILEAGE at 0.45 per/km
Paid orientation and hands-on mentoring from experienced, caring staff
Access to group discounts, including exclusive discounts from various retailers
Total rewards program which includes health & dental benefits
A robust Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family members
Technology and communication tools to enable integrated work with the nurse
Opportunities for continuing education and training
Hands on mentoring and leadership support
Opportunities to volunteer in countries with limited access to healthcare services
What The Role Involves
Delivering care and support to patients and their families in their home
Providing quality, integrated care through direct communication between a nurse via laptop/tablet and the eHomeCare Support Worker via smartphone throughout their shift
What You Bring
A strong desire and commitment to making a difference in the lives of their patients
Passion for providing holistic, sensitive, individualized care to patients at end of life
Experience with providing care to patients in their own homes (considered an asset)
Ability to work independently and take direction and feedback effectively
Technological skills such as smartphones and virtual care delivery platforms
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Availability to work non-traditional hours, such as 8-12 hour night shifts and alternate weekends
A valid driver’s license and vehicle
Valid certificate as a Personal Support Worker or Internationally Trained Nurse or enrollment in a Nursing program
To protect our patients, we require current vulnerable sector check screening, and a clear background check
CarePartners In Your Community
In addition to providing home-based health care, CarePartners also serves the community through clinics, transitional care units, and provides relief in retirement homes and shared care settings. Through our Community Nursing Services outreach program, we’ve been organizing staff-led medical care and clinics in countries with poor access to health care since 2009.
CarePartners welcomes and encourages applicants from people with disabilities. Candidates can request accommodations at any time in the hiring process.
How to apply:
Via Agilec - firstname.lastname@example.org