Position:Personal Support Workers (PSW) and Registered Nurses RN, RPN.

Helpful Hands Inc. has employment opportunities for Personal Support Workers (PSW) and Registered Nurses RN, RPN in the Toronto area market.

Type of Clientele: Seniors and Adults with Disabilities, Female, Male

Key Responsibilities
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Personal Support Workers (PSW) and Registered Nurses RN, RPN provide personal care and perform a wide range of tasks that are within their knowledge and skill set and are dependent on a client’s needs and contribute to their overall well being. Successful candidates must adhere to regulatory and Helpful Hands’ standards, policies and procedures.

Among others, typical duties may include:
• Demonstrating an understanding of client needs
• Shopping for food and household supplies
• Dietary planning and preparing and serving meals
• Feed and/or assist in feeding
• Performing housekeeping and cleaning
• Laundering clothing and household linens
• Assisting with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene
• Assisting with range of motion exercises, and other rehabilitative measures
• Assisting in maintaining a safe and clean environment, including residents/clients equipment , belongings, and nursing equipment
• Caring for pets including feeding, walking, cleaning up after them etc.
• Providing companionship as well as cognitive emotional, and psychological support to the client
• Administering bedside personal care
• Collect specimens for required medical tests
• Observing and reporting clinical and treatment information, behavioral changes
• Taking and recording blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, bodyweight and height
• Assisting with ambulation, mobilization, transferring and adaptive aids.
• Maintaining client information confidentiality

Required Skills and Qualifications
• PSW certification from a recognized educational institution or Nursing background
• Must have demonstrated sound skills and knowledge of providing personal care duties
• Exceptional interpersonal and customer focus skills
• Strong verbal and written English language skills
• Superb organizational and time management skills
• Demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of the team
• Must be energetic, compassionate and patient.
• Must be able to meet physical demand requirements of the role
• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support and First Aid certification required
• Vulnerable Persons Police Check completed within past year (bondab


Interested applicants are invited to email a resume and covering letter to:

Attention:
Harry Greenblat, Executive Director
Email: careers@helpfulhands.com

Reference: “Personal Support Worker”, “Registered Nurse” or “Registered Practical Nurse”.
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Please apply for this job only in the manner specified. Failure to do so may result in your application not being properly considered for the position.

Application Deadline: OPEN
We thank all applicants who respond, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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