Vancouver Coastal Health

Supervisor, Patient Transport

Job Description

Job Title: Supervisor, Patient Transport
Work Site: Patient Transport, Vancouver General Hospital

Status:

Start Date:

Hours:

Regular Full Time

As soon as possible

0800-1600

Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 136394-kch

 

Come work as a Patient Transport Supervisor with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Patient Transport Supervisor to join the team in the Patient Transport unit at Vancouver General Hospital. Are you strong team-player and have a desire to help and lead others? Apply to work as a Patient Transport Supervisor!

 

As a Patient Transport Supervisor at Vancouver Coastal Health you will make your impact by:

  • Participating as a member of the management team in the planning and development of goals, objectives, policies and programs of the dispatch service and patient transport areas for Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital and by being responsible for the day-today supervision of staff.
  • Establishing work schedules, responding to client concerns/complaints, training and orienting staff on proper work procedures, and updating information into the Dispatch system.
  • Ensuring proper safety practices and procedures are adhered to.
  • Developing primary working relationships with the department staff and the managers and supervisors of departments throughout the Hospitals to schedule and coordinate dispatch and patient transport functions.
  • Supervising the Dispatch and Patient Transport staff.

WHO WE ARE


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education & Experience

  • High school graduation, plus three (3) to five (5) years’ recent, related supervisory experience in a large health care facility, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, train, motivate, coordinate and supervise a large workforce in a health care setting.
  • Solid customer relationship management and performance management skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously, both verbally and in writing with a variety of audiences.
  • Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.


Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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