PSW Hospital Jobs: A Complete List + Application Process Explained

Out of the total 90,000 current Personal support workers in Ontario, only 7% work in Hospitals.

Not all Ontario Hospitals employ Personal Support Workers however, it is starting to change. Due to economic constraints and many other reasons, more and more personal support worker positions are being generated in Hospitals.

PSW jobs in hospitals have usually been in Rehabilitation and Palliative care areas.

Lately, many critical care areas have also started utilizing Personal Support Workers as well. It is evident from the increasing number of personal support worker jobs in hospitals, especially in Toronto.

If you are looking for jobs in Toronto, check out this list to find out which hospitals hire PSWs in Toronto.

If you are looking to work as a Personal support worker, you can search in the following box for your dream job or you can visit our PSW Jobs page


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Following are some of the areas where Personal Support Workers are employed:

  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Cardiac Care Unit (CCU)
  • Palliative Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Emergency
  • Dialysis
  • Surgery (Often employed in surgical departments to watch patients who might be experiencing postoperative delirium)     
  • All other departments for patients watch as sitters (for confused patients)

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Resources you’ll need to become a Personal Support Worker

On this page, you can find anything there is to know about how to become a personal support worker, how to succeed as one, and how to continue your education. This is the place to come to and look for all the PSW resources and information that you may need on your journey as a Personal Support Worker.

PSW job interview questions

If you’re determined and have a positive attitude to pass your next personal support worker interview with flying colors, we’re here to help. PSWHQ have put together a thorough online guide with PSW interview questions and appropriate sample answers to these questions that hit the target, and are concise and supportive.

Performing well in the interview is just one part of many others needed to secure a PSW Job. First and foremost, you’ll need to have an impeccable résumé and cover letter in order to be called for an interview. 

Guide to finding PSW jobs

After you have decided to become a Personal Support Worker and completed the course from an accredited college or a university, you are now at a point to start looking for work. It is important that you explore all the PSW jobs listed under different job titles, which is why you should go through our ultimate guide to finding PSW jobs.

We also help you find PSW job postings from hospitals, long-term care homes, and community and private settings. 

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1. Where can you work as a PSW in Ontario?

A PSW, or a personal support worker, is someone who provides assistance and support to people with disabilities. They may help with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting and transferring from one place to another.
Personal Support Workers work in many settings including:
-Give Patient Care to Hospitals
-Long term care facilities (LTC)
-Nursing homes
-Assisted living residences
-Community agencies providing health services to the public

2. Where is the best place to work as a PSW?

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, as the best place to work as a PSW will vary depending on the individual’s qualifications and preferences. However, some of the most common places to find work as a PSW include hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities.

3. Who can work as a PSW in Ontario?

There are a few requirements in order to work as a PSW in Ontario. The most important is that you must have completed an approved PSW recognition program. You must also be registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario, and must have a valid CPR certificate.

4. How much does a social service worker make in Ontario?

 On average, social workers in Ontario make between $20.63 and $47.08 per hour, with a median wage of $34.86. They earn between $42k and $97k annually, with a median of $72k.

5. What is a job role of a Personal Support Worker in Canada?

A Personal Support Worker (PSW) acts as a clinical assistant, provides personal care, and gives a patient care assistant to clients in their homes or long-term care facilities. Like a  registered nurse, a doctor and other health care professionals, PSWs may also provide support health care to clients’ families. They may be required to help clients with bathing, dressing, and grooming; preparing patients’ meals and snacks; running errands, and providing companionship.

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Avlin is passionate about helping aspirants become better personal support workers. He is an entrepreneur and runs a clinic in Toronto.

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