Personal Support Aide

Health Care /
Skilled /
The Personal Support Worker assists nurses, hospital staff, and physicians in the basic care of patients. The ideal candidate must be a registered nurse and have a strong background in patient care techniques. S/he must know how to empathize with the patients and always stay calm under pressure. Also, she must be flexible and willing to migrate to Canada.  

Summary of Responsibilities:

    • Answer call signals; supply and empty bed pans; bathe, dress and groom patients; serve meal trays, feed or assist in the feeding of patients and assist patients with menu selection; weigh, lift, turn, and position patients; shave patients prior to operations; supervise patients' exercise routines, set up and provide leisure activities for patients, accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort.  
    • Take patients' blood pressure, temperature, and pulse; report or record fluid intake and output; observe or monitor patients' status and document patient care on charts; administer first aid in emergency situations; collect specimens such as urine, feces or sputum; administer suppositories, colonic irrigations, and enemas and perform other procedures as directed by nursing and hospital staff.  
    • Transport patients by wheelchair or stretcher for treatment or surgery  
    • Carry messages, reports, requisitions, and specimens between departments.  
    • Make beds and maintain patients' rooms.  
    • Maintain inventory of supplies.  
    • May perform maintenance tasks such as assisting with the set-up and maintenance of traction equipment, cleaning or sterilizing equipment, maintaining and repairing equipment, and assembling, setting up and operating job-related equipment.  
    • May transport patients between care facilities.  

Desired Skills & Competencies

    • Excellent communication and organizational skills 
    • Ability to empathize with the patients 
    • Outstanding knowledge of effective patient-care techniques 
    • Ability to stay calm under pressure 

Minimum Requirements

    • Graduate of BS Nursing 
    • Licensed Nurse 
    • Able to lift 50 LBS 
    • Minimum 3 Years as Nurse
    • IELTS band score of 6 in each category 
    • Must be below 45 years old
    • Willing to migrate and work in Canada 
    • Job Type: Full-time