Requisition ID: 37216
Position Number: 20091143
Posting End Date: January 22, 2020
Site: Victoria General Hospital
Department / Unit: Diagnostic Imaging - VGH
Job Stream: Clinical Support
Union: SH MGEU-Supp100
Anticipated Start Date: 02/03/2020
Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Weekends
Daily Hours Worked: 7.75
Annual Base Hours: 2015
Salary: $18.265, $18.813, $19.377, $19.958, $20.557, $21.174
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Transport of Patients/Supplies
Ensures patient is prepared (gown, slippers, etc.) to be transported for tests.
Transports patients to and from Diagnostic Imaging from all areas of the hospital.
Ensures that all patients are transported by the correct mode of transport (chair, stretcher, etc.)
Notifies nursing unit staff when patients are being taken off the unit and returned to the unit.
Practices extreme care and caution with patient I.V.’s, tubes, catheters, etc.
Conveys patient related information, either verbal or written, to nursing unit and/or diagnostic imaging staff.
Makes “priority” decisions for patient transport.
Responds to all codes and takes direction accordingly
Environmental, Supply and Equipment
Distributes clean linen to linen cart.
Empties soiled linen hampers.
Assists with control and custody of equipment in support of scheduled inventory and maintenance requirements and helps to locate missing equipment as necessary.
Takes appropriate action for any problems with equipment or supplies, reports safety hazards and noticeable damage to building surface or equipment.
Maintains an orderly and tidy working environment.
Assists service staff in the lifting and transferring of patients.
Assists in imaging procedures (holding and/or turning patients).
Assists/observes patients while technical staff review images obtain reports, etc.
Provides clerical functions as required and is thoroughly knowledgeable of all general office routines.
Assists in the moving of x-ray files, purging of confidential files, etc.
Enters examination data into the computer system.
Adheres to all safety and health regulations and demonstrates safe work practices.
Maintains a knowledge of and adheres to all current policies and procedures.
Initiates and/or completes incident and accident reports.
Participates in staff development activities as required.
Participates in staff meetings as required.
Performs other related duties as required.
Experience working in direct patient care area required.
Experience in general office procedures.
Completion of grade 12 or equivalent required.
"Friends and Family" training required.
Non-violent crisis training or equivalent required.
Health care aide certificate required
Qualifications and Skills
Proficiency in computers and keyboarding required.
Demonstrated excellent communication skills with a patient focused approach required.
Must be well organized and capable of working with a minimum of supervision and guidance and demonstrate flexibility and independence in planning work.
Ability to perform the position on a regular basis.
Considerable strength and the ability to withstand continuous extensive lifting and moving required.
The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.
This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.
Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.
Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.
Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.