In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Reporting to the Manager or designate, and utilizing a computerized dispatch system, the Patient Porter assists patient care staff by transporting patients to various destinations within hospital. Performs some general clerical duties as required and maintains a clean and tidy work area.
Education, Training And Experience
Grade 10, plus one year recent, related experience, or 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.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to type.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment (such as a computerized electronic dispatch system).