Closing the Gap Healthcare

Personal Support Worker(s)- Rapid Response Team ( GTA) (BB-7CDAE)

Found in: Neuvoo CA

Shift Type Job Title Personal Support Worker(s)- Rapid Response Team ( GTA) Education Job Specific Certification Location Toronto, ON M3H 6A7 CA (Primary)
Career Level Category Personal Support Worker Job Type Travel 75 - 100% Job Description

Compassionate Personal Support Workers needed for our:

CTG Rapid Response Team- 6-Month, Full-Time Salaried Contract

Ability to travel/be deployed in locations across Toronto & GTA

Start Date- Immediately

Overview of Opportunity to Join a Team Made for Caring

Closing the Gap is assembling a COVID-19 response team comprised of PSW’s, Health Care Aids, Nurses and Therapists to provide compassionate support and resources to Long Term Care and Retirement Homes who are experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak. We are committed to making a difference in the lives of seniors during the COVID-19 crisis in some of the most hard-hit locations and are looking for a skilled team of health care providers to help those who need it most. This opportunity is open to all certified PSW providers (or nursing students, internationally trained nurses/physicians) who have the availability to work all assigned shifts comprised of evenings, overnights, weekends, days, and holidays for the duration of their six-month contract.

Generous salaried compensation and a contract completion bonus are being offered to recognize that this important work is required to keep our seniors safe. For new PSW Graduates you may also be eligible for an additional $5,000 bonus* through the PSW Return of Service Initiative.

Closing the Gap will ensure that every team member has the necessary Personal Protective Equipment

(PPE) and training required to deliver high quality care in a safe manner.

About Us

Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG) is proud to be a Canadian, award-winning, fully accredited and government (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care) funded organization. We are dedicated to providing people of all ages the highest level of care across a wide range of home-based and clinic healthcare services. Everything we do is based on ethical principles and compassion, together with our commitment to meet the highest practice standards. We are, in every way, A Team Made for Caring™. Our team of healthcare professionals delivers care to thousands of clients each day enabling people to close the gap between their healthcare needs and overall well-being, caring the way we care for our own loved ones.

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Must possess Personal Support Worker certification, (but, also open to nursing students and, internationally trained nurses or physicians);
  • Ability to travel across GTA to various locations throughout the six-month contract. CTG will attempt to assign PSW’s to locations that are geographically close to their homes when, and where possible;
  • Prior experience working in a Long-Term Care/Retirement home setting would be beneficial however not required;
  • Outstanding focus and understanding of patient safety;
  • Exemplary skills in delivering high-quality patient care in a variety of settings;
  • A proven track record of being accountable for multiple deliverables, reporting and high- quality performance;
  • Experience in independent problem solving while recognizing when support from peers and supervisors is required.
  • Your Role will Require:

  • Developing respectful working relationships with patients and their families to meet care needs;
  • Being respectful of the dignity and individuality of each patient;
  • Providing personal care to meet the physical, psychological, social, cultural and spiritual needs of each patient;
  • Observing, assessing, and reporting changes in patients’ behaviors and activities;
  • Participating in multidisciplinary teamwork;
  • Ongoing adherence to all COVID-19 protocols in place at Long Term Care or Retirement Home where PSW services are being provided. Safe use of all required PPE as directed by location management/ and Closing the Gap Health and Safety Team;
  • Regular access to a mobile device that is capable of receiving text messages to ensure you can receive messages regarding shift assignments/changes;
  • Physical lifting abilities.
  • Compensation & Bonus:

  • Weekly salary of $1,050.00 based on work week of 37.5 hours;
  • Additional $2.00/hour shift premium for evening/overnight/weekend shifts (in addition to set weekly salary above);
  • Any additional hours paid at $28.00 per hour. (Overtime premiums as applicable with CTG’s two-week averaging agreement);
  • Paid at 1.5 times daily rate for any statutory holidays required to work (in accordance with Employment Standards Act);
  • Fixed daily travel and mobile device stipend of $10.00/day to assist with any applicable costs.
  • A contract completion bonus at end of six-month contract. To be eligible you must complete all shifts for which you are scheduled for a 6-month period.
  • Training & Development Opportunities:

  • When not deployed, you can take advantage of one of CTG’s many training and education programs. We have a partnership with the Michener Institute and the University of Toronto and offer several in-house education programs to further develop and grow the professional skills of our valuable PSW team.
  • Opportunity for permanent employment with CTG upon completion of your six-month COVID-19 response team contract in various locations throughout the GTA and province.
  • Positive and collaborative team culture with 24/7 professional support available.
  • We are excited you are considering applying to become a valued member of our “Team Made for Caring” CTG Rapid Response Team.

    This position is open to individuals who are eligible to work in Canada, who meet all the essential requirements stated above. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under the CTG Accessibility policy.

    If you are interested in this position and can demonstrate that you meet the requirements defined in this job description, we invite you to email us at;

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