Hospice Care Ottawa
Personal Support Workers (PSW)
Hospice Care Ottawa is a community-based charitable organization providing high quality end-of-life care for terminally ill people living in Ottawa. Services aim to provide residents and their loved ones with an experience in palliative and end-of-life care which is supportive and peaceful, surrounded by caring that reflects as closely as possible to a comfortable home environment. The HCO programs include day hospice, home support, family services and residential hospice services. Hospice Care Ottawa relies on and values the contribution of over 900 volunteers who contribute to every aspect of our programs. Hospice Care Ottawa is looking for people to work in a supportive integrated environment who are committed to providing the highest quality palliative and end-of-life care.
A staff Personal Support Worker (PSW) position within a community based hospice residence. Anticipated start date as soon as possible. Casual staff are expected to work a minimum of two (2) shifts per month, and have some availability including nights and/or weekends. Hospice Care Ottawa works on a schedule of 8-hour shifts.
Based on staffing needs, this position may be required to provide coverage at either the May Court Hospice site (114 Cameron Avenue, Ottawa) or the Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice site (110 McCurdy Drive, Kanata).
Plans, coordinates, delivers and supports a team to provide day to day end-of-life palliative care for the residents in the Hospice and their families and/or significant others
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We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds. Accommodations can be made if requested throughout the selection process.
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