Personal Support Worker

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Personal Support Worker

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Transitional Care Unit (TCU) on 3 East, Hospital has an opportunity for a




(Approximately 4 months)


30 Bi-weekly Hours – Days-Evenings, including alternate weekends (shifts may be subject to change)


SEIU Service Hourly Pay Rate: $21.8776 - $22.4489



Transitional Care unit (TCU) on 3 East Hospital cares for patients who are awaiting discharge to an alternative level of care setting and is preparing them for discharge.  The philosophy of the unit is to maintain health, wellness and function while awaiting placement in an appropriate client centered environment.   



Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Supports, in consultation with the Registered Practical Nurse/Registered Nurse, the physical and personal care needs of the client including, but not limited to: hygiene, grooming and dressing, toileting, recording nutrition and hydration intake, provision of preventative skin care
  • Supports patients’ independence, dignity, social, emotional and cultural well - being
  • Initiates and maintains a relationship with the client, their family and other care providers


Qualifications include but are not limited to:


  • Current P.S.W. certificate from a recognized community college or educational institute or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of the interdisciplinary team, and effectively manage challenging situations
  • Experience with responsive behaviours preferred
  • Experience in complex care and/or rehabilitation
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
  • Basic computer skills – Meditech, Microsoft Word and Excel preferred



Internal applicants: It is preferred that you submit your application online via our intranet.  Please ensure that your updated resume is submitted with your application.  Failure to submit your resume, may affect your candidacy for this position.


Date Posted: September 25, 2018

Internal Expiry Date: October 4, 2018

Posting # 18-0430

Position # PSW374














     Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging.




     Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen. As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students, researchers, physicians and volunteers. Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.




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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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