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Hospital Porter / Patient Support Assistant

Hospital Porter / Patient Support Assistant

  • 643787
  • Brisbane CBD, QLD, Australia, 4000
  • Casual
  • South Brisbane Location
  • Close to Public Transport Links
  • Great Development Opportunities

The Position

We are currently looking for casual Hospital Porters to assist in the daily support services of patients. The primary focus of this vital role is to ensure maximum patient comfort whilst maintaining efficient and timely service throughout the hospital. You may be required to transfer patients, specimens, equipment or documents between a variety of departments including; theatres, in patient wards and emergency. This is a physically demanding role in a dynamic, fast paced hospital environment. Your positive, empathetic, can-do attitude will be the key to your success in this rewarding role.

Key Duties

  • Assisting and supporting clinical staff in the provision of patient care
  • Providing patient transport; transferring patients to and from wards and departments,
  • Transferring files, specimen samples and pharmacy boxes to different parts of the hospital
  • Moving complex and valuable medical equipment
  • Providing theatre assistance incl. preparing operating rooms and cleaning and maintaining the theatres and equipment
  • Infection Control, OH & S compliance  
  • General cleaning duties

The Person

  • Displays a positive and resilient nature 
  • Experience in a similar position highly desirable
  • Certificate II in Health Support Services highly desirable
  • Ability to deliver high levels of service to customers, with a focus on patients' comfort and needs
  • Flexible, reliable and ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to work shift work, 7 days a week bn a rotating roster 

In line with the required legislation, a valid and current National Police check, Covid Vaccinations, Working With Children (Blue Card) will be required as part of the standard recruitment and selection process for this position.

The Benefits

  • Protect your career by becoming part of an “essential services” 
  • Work in a team where your expertise is recognised, and your contribution truly valued with opportunities for ongoing training and support 
  • Corporate health plan discounts 
  • Access to an employee assistance program? 
  • Competitive salaries and reward & recognition programs 
  • Company event days  
  • A range of discounts and special offers with our preferred benefit providers 
  • Annual “Star” awards 

So, if you are a 'can-do' person, who thrives on new challenges; likes working in a team within a diverse environment; and consistently delivers to the highest quality, then you'll fit right in and we'd like to have you on our team.

 

Our people’s unique backgrounds, experience, and abilities are at the heart of our vibrant workforce. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the diverse communities that we serve, where everyone feels empowered and valued. By building diverse teams means we are creating inclusive environments for all our people and also those we connect with through our day to day operation. We welcome & encourage applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, gender expressions, gender identity and people with disability.

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