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Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.

Job Title: Porter
Work Site: Lions Gate Hospital - Medical Imaging, Radiology - North Vancouver, BC
Status: Casual - Please note your availability on your resume
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $21.26 per hour
Hours: 0800-1600,0830-1630,0900-1700,1000-1800,1200-2000,1730-2300
Reference#: 098671-kco


Within the context of a client and family centered care model and under general supervision, transports clients of all ages with a wide variety and complexity of illness and injury, including deceased clients, between various areas within the hospital.


Duties include transporting/escorting clients to and from required areas using stretchers, wheelchairs and beds and assisting nursing and technical staff with the lifting and transferring of clients, as required. Maintains supplies for designated areas, and cleans equipment and storage areas as required. Picks up and delivers equipment, supplies, specimens, blood products and other items as assigned and operates a facsimile and/or photocopier as required.


Education & Experience

  • Grade 12 plus one year’s recent, related experience in an acute care environment. 

Knowledge & 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 organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

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

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the 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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