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Job Title:
Porter, Temp PT

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Portering Services
Ability to communicate in French - asset  -   -

Job Description

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Mission: One Team - Two Sites: Serving Chatham & Rural Kent
Vision: Together, Growing a Healthier Community
Values: CKHA CARES - Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence, Safety



Portering Services

Temporary Regular Part-Time


POSTING DATE: 18 September 2019


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill, Experience)
-Requires a secondary school diploma.
-Current BCLS certification preferred.
-Minimum 1 year experience in a Patient Portering role required.
-Thorough knowledge of hospital layout and department locations required
-Satisfactory attendance.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
-Proven interpersonal and communication skills with all customers.
-Demonstrates a strong person commitment to customers and CQI.
-Interacts with others in a way that supports the goals of the organization through mutual respect, effective communications and co-operative working relationships.
-Proven ability to prioritize workload
-Proven ability to work independently in a changing environment, manager interruptions and meet deadlines.
-Physical ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
-Demonstrated ability to recognize opportunities for and contribute to process improvements.
-Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care.
-Demonstrated participation in building a culture of safety and partnering with each other to improve the safety of patient care processes and systems.
-Demonstrated performance reflecting the Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
-Safe transportation of patients to and from various areas within the hospital at both Chatham campuses.
-Assisting to transition patients to a safer surface (i.e. from wheelchair to chair or bed) when appropriate.
-transportation of medical and surgical supplies, equipment, specimens, requisitions, reports and other miscellaneous items.
-Pick up and delivery x-rays, old charts and other patient care information to and from assigned areas.
-Participates on hospital committees as appropriate.

CKHA is an equal opportunity employer committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Should you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources.

According to the French Language Services Implementation Plan, priority consideration will be given to qualified candidates who possess knowledge of Canada's two official languages.