Material Porter

Position Summary

Kelowna General Hospital is seeking a casual 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

When scheduled this position will work Rotating Days, Evenings - 07:00 to 15:00, 08:00 to 16:00, 09:00 to 17:00, 13:00 to 21:00, 17:00 to 21:00. This is a casual position. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and that days of work and shift times may vary. Many careers with us begin with casual employment and lead to permanent or temporary career opportunities

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

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
Grade 10 plus six months 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.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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 internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01745319

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KGH EQUIP DEPOT PORTERIN

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$20.97

Close Date:

AUGUST 19, 2022

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