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Personal Support Worker Jobs

Do you want to make a difference in your community? Want a job that will let you help people? You may be a perfect fit for a personal support worker job.Personal support workers are currently in high demand across the country, and with an increasingly aging population, this is set to continue. In fact, Workopolis and Service Canada both expect this to continue to be one of the fastest growing job markets in healthcare. Personal support worker career training at the National Academy of Health and Business is designed to prepare students for these tremendous career opportunities, with a varied mix of hands-on training and theoretical healthcare concepts and skills.Certified personal support workers can find employment in nursing homes, hospitals, private homes, non-profit Organizations and agencies. Many are also successfully self-employed.

Personal Support Worker Job Duties

Given how many different healthcare facilities and settings they may work in, personal support workers often have many job responsibilities. The job duties of a PSW may include:

  • Serving meals
  • Feeding or assisting in feeding of patients
  • Accompanying patients on outside recreational activities
  • Taking patients’ blood pressure, temperature and pulse
  • Collecting specimens
  • Transporting patients by wheelchair or stretcher
  • Making beds and maintaining patients’ rooms
  • Managing inventory
  • Cleaning or sterilizing equipment
  • Assembling and operating job-related equipment

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