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CarePartners

CarePartners offers health professionals a great place to work and families a great place to find high quality health care. We provide personal support workers, rehabilitation services and nursing care for patients in homes, schools, retirement homes, clinics, and workplaces. Our services are available across Ontario, in both urban and rural communities.

Position:   eHomeCare Support Worker

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

Description:  

  • The eHomeCare Support Worker delivers palliative and/or pediatric care to clients within their own homes

  • This is an integrated approach to palliative/pediatric care which facilitates a direct link of communication between a RN (via laptop) and the eHomeCare Support Worker (via iPhone) throughout their shift. These tools are provided to the enhanced support workers by the agency. Sensitive, individualized and proactive care is fundamental to the care that is provided to the clients

  • TA significant component of the responsibilities expected from the eHomeCare Support Worker will be to assist and support the client's family

Qualifications
  • PSW Certification or equivalent (e.g., RN/RPN - licensed or retired class) with further education in palliative care preferred

  • Passion for providing holistic, sensitive, individualized care to clients at end of life or complex pediatric clients

  • Comfort in using technology such as a cellphone, iPhone or Blackberry

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Comfort with providing care to clients in their own homes - previous experience an asset

  • Ability to work collaboratively with nurses, as part of a team, is crucial

  • Ability to work independently, yet take direction, is essential

  • Must have a valid drivers' license and/or access to reliable transportation means

Total Compensation and Benefits
  • Competitive wages PLUS Ministry of Health Wage Enhancement
  • Flexibility in establishing work schedule
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through LifeWorks
  • Access to Perkopolis (Canadian’s Discount Program)
  • Paid multi-day orientation, including in-class and in-field training
  • Skills training (ongoing opportunities)
  • Supportive Leadership team
  • 24/7 On-Call Support
  • Service Milestone Recognition Program


Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  To Be Negotiated

Deadline for Application:  Friday, November 23, 2018

How to Apply:  We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CarePartners welcomes applicants from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available throughout the hiring process upon request.

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Location:  Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge, Guelph, Elmira and Area, Fergus and Area

Profession Type:  Personal Support Workers

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