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Patient Porter - Penticton, BC
Location:Penticton
Facility:PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
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Competition #:01544197
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Department:PRH PATIENT PORTERING
Reports To:MANAGER OR DELEGATE
Hourly Wage:$23.40
Close Date:JUNE 30, 2021*
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Position Summary

Penticton Regional Hospital is looking for casual Patient Porters 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
• Delivers specimens, requisitions/orders, equipment, furniture, and patient care supplies to specified hospital areas
• Completes routine forms and keeps records relating to the work performed, as required. Performs minor associated clerical duties such as collating and embossing of patient charts.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Hours of work:

Rotating / Days, Evenings: 07:00 to 15:00, 08:00 to 13:00, 09:00 to 17:00, 10:00 to 18:00, 12:00 to 20:00, 14:00 to 20:00, 16:00 to 22:00

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Casual employees are expected to be available and ready to work on short notice.

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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.

*Along with your CV (resume), Please upload All Certificates/ Diplomas or Transcripts that show you meet the Education, Skills & Abilities REQUIREMENT.*

**ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**

**Please Note**

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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