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Patient Porter
Location:Cranbrook
Facility:EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01300450
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Department:EKH PATIENT PORTERING
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$22.49
Close Date:SEPTEMBER 27, 2019*
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Position Summary

East Kootenay Regional Hospital is looking for a casual Patient Porter to join their team! - if you have completed Grade 10, plus one year's recent experience....Apply today!

This position assists and transports patients, their personal belongings, equipment, specimens and supplies to and from various locations within the hospital. Duties may include:

• Communicates with Nursing Units regarding patient transport;
• Transports medical apparatus and/or equipment;
• Assists with lifting and transferring patients to and from beds, stretchers, wheelchairs and/or other devices, as instructed;
• Assists to position patient including holding limbs for procedures including x-ray testing, and pre-operative and post-operative procedures, as instructed;
• Ensures patient comfort and readiness for transport to designated area;
• Transports deceased patients to the morgue;
• Cleans, stores, retrieves and returns supplies, instruments and equipment


Hours of work: 07:00 to 15:00, 10:00 to 14:00, 14:00 to 22:00, 15:00 to 23:00, Rotating Days, Evenings

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Completion of Grade 10,
• One year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience


Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT