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ParaMed Home Health Care

ParaMed needs team members who share our goal of redefining care in the home. Join Canada’s largest home health care company and make a real difference in the lives of people in your community. We provide quality, compassionate care directly to clients where they live because we believe that when you are in need of care, home is a more comfortable place to be! In addition to having the satisfaction of helping clients who need you, you will enjoy:

Health and dental benefits (subject to eligibility)
Training opportunities
Full,part time and Casual positions available
Mileage/travel allowance
Use of a mobile device
2% Year End Work Incentive Payment (subject to eligibility)

The Personal Support Worker (PSW) will provide individualized care that is sensitive to the clients’ unique needs, providing assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) and Independent Activities of Daily Living (IADL’s) through a client 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 client’s home.

Position:  Personal Support Worker

Region:  Cambridge & Area, Kitchener-Waterloo & Area, Guelph & Wellington

Description:  Qualifications

Diploma or Certificate from a PSW course recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
Experience with elderly populations is preferred
Ability to effectively communicate both through oral and written mediums
Able to provide a current criminal check with clear Vulnerable Position Screening (VPS)
Current CPR and First Aid (within 1 year) obtained within Canada
Demonstrate compassion, tact and diplomacy when interacting with clients and their families

Following the care plan, assist the client to safely perform ADL’s including personal care, meal preparation and home management
Safely assist client in ambulation and transfers
Perform delegated tasks or restricted tasks within the Care Plan as directed and/or supervised by the Regulated Health professional
Assist the client to maximize abilities by promoting client independence
Provides cognitive, social, emotional, psychological, support to the client and family
Provide clear, timely communication to the supervisor and other appropriate Health Care team members regarding changes to or concerns of the client’s status, interventions or activities
Properly maintain documentation regarding client activities, progress and treatment plans consistent with ParaMed’s policies.
Adhere to the ParaMed policies in all interactions with clients, families or other parties ensuring privacy and confidentiality.
other duties as assigned


The PSW demonstrates a client focussed philosophy of care in all interactions, ensuring the safe performance of interventions as they complete the care plan with assigned clients.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and ParaMed’s Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of ParaMed’s hiring process

Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  To Be Negotiated

Deadline for Application:  Friday, March 30, 2018

How to Apply:

Location:  Kitchener, Waterloo and Guelph

Profession Type:  Personal Support Workers

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