Hospital Porter


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Royal Stoke Hospital are recruiting for x 10 Porters.

If you are someone who has always wanted to work in a Hospital, be a vital support to the professional medical staff & important point of contact for patients, then this may be the ideal role for you.

* Working for the cities Main Hospital

* Rewarding role

* A role that could lead to a permanent contract

* Training & courses available

* Various shifts across 7 days of the week (6am to 2pm, 2pm to 10pm, 8am to 4pm, 11am to 7pm)

The main duties

− To direct patients, staff and visitors to all areas of the hospital

− To provide waste collection and recycling duties to all properties within the site whilst minimising health and safety risks to self, staff, patients, the public and the environment.

− To comply with the relevant management systems

− To transfer patients in a safe and appropriate manner to and from the wards and departments via means of walking, wheelchair, trolley or beds.

− To convey all specimens / samples in a safe manner from wards/departments to the required department.

− Removal various waste streams in line with trust waste policy and legislation

− Convey all blood products in line with trust procedure

− Routine postal delivery, collection and sorting service as directed.

− Transfer of deceased patients from ward to mortuary maintaining respect and dignity at all times

− Ad hoc movement of medical records, diagnostic images, reports / request cards, stock items, materials (including radioactive) and furniture

− To replace gases where necessary for the requirements of patients, communicating as required stock levels to ensure a consistent service.

− To provide a pharmacy delivery service to wards and departments.

− Liaise with the helpdesk for the allocation of tasks. Use the task management system as required.

− Respond to major incidents and emergency situations as instructed.

− The ability to manage emotion during distressing circumstances

− Attend any courses or training events relevant to the post holder's development

Type of person we are seeking

− Have the ability to walk for long stretches of time

- Emotional resilience

− Understanding of Health and Safety

− Ability to work under pressure

− Be able to work as part of a team

− To act on their own initiative and adapt quickly to change

− Understanding of confidentiality constraints and sensitivities

− Understanding of Customer Care

− Ability to listen and have good communication skills

− Adaptable and self-motivated

Ideally you will already hold an Enhanced DBS that is on the update service, if not this can be processed for you.

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05/08/2021 14:17:50
GBP 8.91 8.91

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