Porter – BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital
4500 Oak St, Vancouver BC
$22.49 per hour
Casual Opportunities Available
What you’ll do
Transport patients to and from required areas.
Move patients from various locations by walking, wheeling or utilizing mechanical aides such as specialty beds, mobilizers, wheelchairs and stretchers to ensure prompt arrival at specified location.
Provide support to clients by supplying blankets when requested and notifying nursing and/or technical staff of any problems and/or client concerns.
Assist the patient care team with mobilization of clients by lifting and transferring clients on and off stretchers and wheelchairs, following prescribed safety techniques and lifting practices.
Transport the deceased by obtaining morgue stretcher, proceeding to the ward/area as notified, assisting nursing staff with transferring deceased on to the stretcher, moving deceased to the morgue, transferring deceased onto empty rack in cooler utilizing versa lifts, and logging information such as time of arrival, client's name, ward, and body tag number.
Transport items such as equipment, blood products, specimens and charts.
Retrieve, deliver and clean equipment designated for storage in the Medical Equipment Depot. Check condition of equipment and report any maintenance or repair requirements to appropriate maintenance personnel.
What you bring
Grade 12 graduation.
One (1) year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
You have the ability to:
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Deal with others effectively.
Physically carry out the duties of the position.
Operate related equipment.
What’s in it for you
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary)
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
What we do
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) bcchildrens.ca provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia.
BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre (BCW) bcwomens.ca is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.
BCCH and BCW are part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.