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List of Hospitals That Offer PSW Jobs in Toronto

There are more than thirty hospitals in Toronto that include acute care settings, rehab facilities and medical research and teaching facilities.

Some of them hire Personal Support Workers but some don’t.

PSW job at a hospital is considered relatively hard to get, partially due to the limited number of job openings. But recently, hospitals have started to utilize PSW’s in many inpatient care areas and sometimes also provide training to work in specialized inpatient units.

Some of the inpatient units where PSW’s work in a hospital are:

  • Emergency,
  • Rehab units,
  • Neurology,
  • Respirology, and
  • Floor and observer assignments for close patient watch
  • Critical care units such as ICU and CCU (Yes PSW’s work in critical care as well!)

List of hospital that offer PSW jobs in Toronto
Following Toronto Hospitals offer job openings for Personal Support Workers. Please note that when applying, make sure to apply only in the manner indicated.

Click on the name of the hospital to explore and apply for PSW positions.

1. Baycrest
3560 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M6A 2E1
Phone: 416-785-2500

2. William Osler Health System
There are to campuses. All jobs are posted on one central website.

Etobicoke Campus, Etobicoke General Hospital
101 Humber College Blvd.
Etobicoke, Ontario
M9V 1R8
Phone: 416-747-3400

Brampton Campus, Brampton Civic Hospital
2100 Bovaird Drive East
Brampton, Ontario
L6R 3J6
Phone: 905-494-2120

// ]]>3. St. John’s Rehabilitation – Sunnybrook Hospital
This hospital offers job oppurtunities for PSW’s. Job title is Patient Service Partner. If interested, you can submit your application for any future openings.
285 Cummer Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
M2M 2G1
Phone: 416-226-6780

4. Trillium Health Partners
This organization has three hospitals and have a job title of Patient Services Attendant for workers who perform similar duties as of a Personal Support Worker.
Positions for all three locations are posted at one central website.

The Credit Valley Hospital
2200 Eglinton Avenue West
Mississauga, Ontario
L5M 2N1
Phone: 905-813-2200

Mississauga Hospital
100 Queensway West
Mississauga, Ontario
L5B 1B8
Phone: 905-848-7100

Queensway Health Centre
150 Sherway Drive
Toronto, Ontario
M9C 1A5
Phone: 416-259-6671

5. University Health Network (UHN)
University Health Network is a group of four hospitals affiliated with University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine. Hospitals part of this network are:

  • Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
  • Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
  • Toronto Western Hospital
  • Toronto General Hospital

Toronto Western Hospital hires PSW’s under the job title “Patient Care Assistant”. Here’s a job posting that was posted on the hospital’s website recently.

PSW Jobs at Hospitals in Toronto

You can search for Personal Support Worker Jobs with the University Health Network group of hospitals by clicking here.

If you do not come across any PSW job posting, the next best thing you can do is create a profile on their website. One of the biggest benefit of creating a profile is that UHN gives priority to people on their database as and when future job opportunities become available.

Enhance your chances of getting hired as Personal Support Worker by creating a profile.

Another thing you can do to stay up-to-date with new job postings is by creating a job alert. Click here to sign-up for email notifications.

Working at a Hospital Through an Employment Agency
Many hospitals request PSW’s through employment agencies.

It is a good strategy to enroll with one of these agencies and start working at hospitals. This serves a dual purpose. It gives you an opportunity to develop professional relationships which can help you when the right time comes.
Secondly, it will give you invaluable experience and greatly boost your chances of getting directly hired by the hospital.

One such employment agency that provides Personal Support Workers to many Toronto area hospitals is First Health Care.

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9 comments… add one
  • sunita February 26, 2015, 10:54 pm

    I m home still looking to help people. Im good with people looking for job. Please some one help me

  • Ioana April 28, 2015, 10:19 pm

    I am looking for private work as a PSW, I am experienced for approx. 20 y. I am experienced to work with elderly, sick patients,in them home, or hospitals, retirments homes, any other. Please e-mail me if you are interested. Thankyou. Ioana.

    • Avtar June 28, 2015, 8:19 am

      Ioana, myPSW is an awesome platform for Personal Support Workers looking for private work.
      Let us know how you find myPSW.

  • Helen Edosomwan May 19, 2015, 11:24 am

    Thank you for the information

    • Avtar May 23, 2015, 10:50 am

      Helen, glad the information was helpful.
      If you need help with anything else please let us know.

  • Shazia May 21, 2015, 9:19 am

    I have completed my PSW and know looking for the job, but not sure what should be my first step?

    • Avtar June 26, 2015, 6:22 am

      Shazia, congratulations on completing the PSW diploma. The tough part of getting a job begins now.
      If you plan your job search well, it’s only a matter of time until you find one. Check out the links below to help you achieve this:
      Your Resume
      This is the first thing that must be in order. Click on the link below to see exactly how to put your’s together.
      How to write a great resume and downloadable sample templates

      Cover letter
      This is the most underrated part of any job search. Make sure your’s is unique and well written.
      How to write a great cover letter for PSW jobs

      It is never too late to start networking. After all this is best technique that actually yields results when it comes to finding jobs.
      How to build networks as a PSW to find a job

      Interview questions
      Make sure you prepare well for the job interview and have an idea of what type of questions will be asked.
      Sample PSW interview questions

      And check out this page for many other resources related to finding jobs.
      Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us any time if you have any further questions.

  • Ligaya Lopez February 17, 2018, 3:53 pm

    I have relevant experience in a home care, longterm care and hospital settings as well for an agency placement as a PSW. Right now, I am finishing my program, CDSW-Community and Developmental Social Worker, and I am looking forward to have a job in a hospital settings.

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