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Saint Elizabeth

Saint Elizabeth is a national health care provider that has been opening the door to new possibilities and experiences for more than a century. Recognized as Canada’s largest social enterprise, we employ 8,000 people and visit 18,000 clients every day.  Through the Saint Elizabeth Research Centre, Health Career Colleges, the Saint Elizabeth Foundation and our leadership in person and family centered care, we are helping to make the future of health care brighter and stronger.  Saint Elizabeth Health Care was awarded the Canada Order of Excellence in 2015.


Position:  Personal Support Worker (PSW) - Palliative Care

Region:  Frontenac & Kingston

Description:  

The E-Shift/Palliative Program is a new model of care which expands the capabilities of specialty nursing providers by advanced use of directed acts between Registered Nurses and Personal Support Workers (PSW).  In this technology enabled, virtual model of care, the PSW will provide bedside care to palliative clients using a mobile application, in collaboration with a Directing Registered Nurse.

As a Personal Support Worker (PSW), you will assist clients in the activities of personal care, household management and generalized services as per the client care plan and in conjunction with Saint Elizabeth Health Care’s policies and procedures.

There are many reasons why you will want to bring your talent to our team:

As a PSW you will be part of a distinguished Canadian, not-for-profit organization with a century of experience
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
Education bursaries.
Extensive paid orientation and preceptorship program
Subsidized PSNO memberships.
Tuition Assistance Program.

Requirements:
Current PSW Certificate.
Availability to work during the week days, evenings, nights and weekends.
A valid driver’s license and vehicle.
Availability to travel within Kingston and surrounding areas.
A willingness to attain required Saint Elizabeth certifications.
Able to work independently as well as part of a team.
Well-developed interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Effective problem-solving and conflict management skills.
Ability to work well within a changing environment.
A demonstrated appreciation for quality improvement processes.
A current CPR certificate.
Basic computer skills would be an asset
This is a physically demanding position and requires hand, arm and shoulder dexterity, sensory ability, lifting to a maximum of approximately fifty-five (55) pounds, walking, climbing stairs, standing, bending, reaching, and frequent movement.


Salary:  TBD

Terms of Employment:  Part-time

Deadline for Application:  Monday, July 17, 2017

How to Apply:  Apply online

This position posting is active while it remains posted on the Saint Elizabeth website.


Location:  Kingston

Profession Type:  Personal Support Workers

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