Hospital Porter - Havana Specialist Hospital
Havana Specialist Hospital
5d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Details

Overall Purpose of the Job

  • Hospital porter is responsible for supporting the clinical team to deliver the highest standards of care and transporting people, equipment and supplies between different departments of a hospital.
  • Roles & Responsibilities

  • Lift, mobilise, and transport weak or ill patients with wheelchairs or trolleys, safely and comfortably between hospital wards and other departments, such as X-ray, physiotherapy or cardiology as per Hospital policy and health and safety guidelines.
  • Use specially provided handling techniques to move expensive, specialist medical equipment from one part of the hospital to another such as elevator or trolleys.
  • Transporting medical supplies or equipment, such as oxygen cylinders, and collecting and returning them when they are empty.
  • Assist the theatre team in the cleaning of theatre and associated equipment.
  • Lift patients in and out of bed, chairs, taxis, and ambulances to move them to and from treatment areas and procure rooms.
  • Transporting general clinical waste and hazardous materials.
  • Collecting blood samples and medical specimens from wards, clinics and theatres, and taking them to laboratories.
  • Offer comfort and support to patients and their families.
  • Move deceased patients and their belongings to the mortuary.
  • Qualification and Experience

  • Education requirements : Minimum of an SSCE or its equivalent.
  • Work experience : At least 0-2 years of porter duties in a healthcare industry
  • Previous hospital experience is an added advantage.
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