Personal Support Worker
Yee Hong
Scarborough, Ontario, CA
3d ago

Core Function :

Provides personal care to assist patients in their daily activities and personal hygiene and supports their physical, social and emotional needs, in accordance with the organization’s resident centred approach, relevant government standards, residents’ rights and the organizations mission and philosophy.

The Personal Support Worker (PSW) provides end of life care to patients and their families. The PSW will foster an environment that is safe and home-like.

Due to the special nature of Hospice work, it is expected that the PSW will seek out opportunities to spend time with the patients when no care is required, to assist the patient and their family members in telling their stories and sharing their journeys.

Qualifications :

  • Graduate of an approved Personal Support Worker course in Ontario, or equivalent
  • Experience in palliative care setting an asset
  • Current CPR Certificate (i.e., completed within one year period)
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Good communication skills in English
  • Fluency in Chinese and other spoken languages will be an asset
  • Relevant satisfactory work performance
  • Working Condition :

  • Considerable standing, walking, lifting and bending.
  • Exposure to all patient care elements through regular patient contact.
  • Shift work, including days, evenings, nights and weekends
  • As per legislative guidelines and orders, and in accordance with Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care’s Pandemic, and Infection Prevention and Control policies, practices and protocols, all successful applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days prior to employment start.

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