At UHN, we strive to deliver Compassionate Care & Caring. Learn more about the services and supports that are available to you throughout your journey.
Our UHN programs and services are among the most advanced in the world. We have grouped our physicians,
staff, services and resources into 10 medical programs to meet the needs of our patients and help us make
the most of our resources.
At the heart of everything we do at UHN are our Healthcare Professionals. Refer a patient to one of our 12 medical programs. Learn more about the resources and opportunities available for professional growth.
University Health Network has grown to be one of the largest research and teaching hospital networks in Canada - pioneers in improving the lives of patients. Our long history of health professions education at Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals has consistently advanced the science of education.
University Health Network is a health care and medical research organization in
Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN has made us a national and international
source for discovery, education and patient care.
Being touched by illness affects us in different ways. Many people want to give back to the community
and help others. At UHN, we welcome your contribution and offer different ways you can help so you can find one that suits you.
The Newsroom is the source for media looking for information about UHN or trying to connect with one
of our experts for an interview. It's also the place to find UHN media policies and catch up on our news stories, videos, media releases,
podcasts and more.
The Personal Support Worker (PSW) is a member of the inter-professional care team and maintains a collaborative working relationship in the provision of supportive care. The role is to support not only the physical needs but to provide comfort, encourage independence where appropriate and promote a patient-centred environment.
The PSW is actively involved in assisting patients with activities of daily needs. It includes but is not strictly limited to performing basic patient care functions, which contribute to the implementation of the plan of care. The PSW work under the supervision of a nurse or other regulated health care provider; and works to their own knowledge, skills and abilities including how to report outcomes and escalate safety concerns.
University Health Network (UHN) is Canada's largest academic health sciences centre, committed to transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning. Together as a network of four hospitals (Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute), you can become a valued member of the multidisciplinary health care team. Teams that serve complex patient populations from transplant to cardiac, rehabilitation to cancer care, neuro to musculoskeletal.
Working at UHN offers a PSW secure salaries and shifts:
Interact with a diverse population of patients from:
Be part of a permanent, integrated care team as a trusted partner alongside a:
UHN is the largest and top academic health science network in Canada. We strive every day to educate and pioneer the care of tomorrow, come, be a part of our team!
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