Patient Porter

Patient Porter

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date August 31, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
Contact Information
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Community :KELOWNA
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

Kelowna General 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

Hours of work: Days, Evenings, and Nights (Including Weekends) 06:30 to 16:27, 07:00 to 16:30, 08:00 to 16:05, 08:00 to 17:30, 09:00 to 18:30, 10:00 to 17:00, 12:00 to 20:05, 15:00 to 23:00, 18:00 to 02:00, 18:30 to 06:30

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 – 37.5 hours per week. The successful candidate will be reasonably available to cover the shift times noted above.

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


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.

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