Porter - Endoscopy

locationHamilton - Ontario (ON),

atSt. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

Estimated salary $23.68 an hour

Job Description:

Temporay assignment - up to 24 weeks

The porter is a member of the Endoscopy Team who assists the nursing staff to transport patients, stock supplies and perform light housekeeping duties.

  • Minimum Grade 12 education; able to read, speak and write English
  • Able to communicate effectively and tactfully with patients and members of the health care team
  • Good interpersonal skills; able to work in a team setting
  • Demonstrated ability to organize time and prioritize needs to complete assigned tasks
  • Demonstrated initiative to work independently. Able to follow directions correctly
  • Good attendance and work performance record is essential
  • Transport of patients including patient escort to main lobby to meet patient family/caregiver post procedure
  • Changes and
cleans blood pressure cuff and oximeter probe between patients in recovery room bays
  • Assists in moving stretchers within recovery room and clearing way for patients
  • Stocks blanket warmer and ensures access to linen in recovery room
  • Retrieving stretchers and wheelchairs for patient usage
  • Cleans stretcher as required and replaces linen for next patient use
  • Assists with the general clean up of the unit
  • Assists the nurse with a restless patient as requested
  • Answers the phone, using proper identification when the PCUC or a nurse is busy
  • Performs tasks requested by the Nurse Manager or delegate
  • Reports to the Resource Nurse prior to leaving the unit at the end of the tour
  • Other duties as assigned
    Rotaing shifts - days and afternoons

    Hourly: $23.68....$24.70.....$25.74 (plus 14% in lieu)

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