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Enhanced Personal Support Worker - eHomeCare Program

CarePartners - 175 Jobs
Walkerton, ON
Entry Level
Posted 61 days ago This job may expire soon!
Overview

As a progressive and creative organization, CarePartners is proud to be a leader in developing innovative programs. One of our spotlight programs is the eHomeCare Program. This is an innovative provincial program that is unique to home care and includes oversight of the patient through a virtual care platform. We are looking for energetic and dedicated Personal Support Workers to help patients in our community, with activities of daily living. You will help provide palliative and complex care, and stable pediatric care for children with complex needs. You will provide care to patients in their own homes, working collaboratively with specially trained nurses who will assist you through supportive technology. CarePartners will provide education specific to eHomeCare, as well as a comprehensive, fully paid orientation. This is a full-time/part time, permanent position. Hours of work will be overnights 11 pm - 7 am Monday-Friday including a rotation of weekends.

What We Offer
  • Competitive Wages, Incentives and Perks
  • Competitive wage grid $20.69 to $22.91 per hour
  • Opportunity for guaranteed hours regardless of patient load
  • An additional 50 cent premium for hours providing direct patient care
  • A special $750 bonus for signing with CarePartners
  • Paid orientation and hands-on mentoring from experienced, caring staff
  • Access to group discounts, including exclusive discounts from various retailers
  • Total rewards program which includes health & dental benefits
  • A robust Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family members
  • Technology and communication tools to enable integrated work with the nurse
  • Opportunities for continuing education and training
  • Hands on mentoring and leadership support
  • Opportunities to volunteer in countries with limited access to healthcare services
What The Role Involves

Delivering care and support to patients and their families in their home. Providing quality, integrated care through direct communication between a nurse via laptop/tablet and the eHomeCare Support Worker via smartphone throughout their shift.

What You Bring
  • A strong desire and commitment to making a difference in the lives of their patients
  • Passion for providing holistic, sensitive, individualized care to patients at end of life
  • Experience with providing care to patients in their own homes (considered an asset)
  • Ability to work independently and take direction and feedback effectively
  • Technological skills such as smartphones and virtual care delivery platforms
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Availability to work non-traditional hours, such as 8-12 hour night shifts and alternate weekends
  • A valid driver's license and vehicle
  • Valid certificate as a Personal Support Worker or Internationally Trained Nurse or enrollment in a Nursing program
CarePartners In Your Community

In addition to providing home-based health care, CarePartners also serves the community through clinics, transitional care units, and provides relief in retirement homes and shared care settings. Through our Community Nursing Services outreach program, we've been organizing staff-led medical care and clinics in countries with poor access to health care since 2009.

Accessibility

CarePartners welcomes and encourages applicants from people with disabilities. Candidates can request accommodations at any time in the hiring process.