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Hospital Porters (Casual) | Brisbane

Compass Group

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 28/09/2017

Job Category:

Food, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism / Porter / Steward

Job description:
  • South Brisbane Location
  • Varied rosters available
  • New State of the Art Facility

From small private hospitals to the largest public health campuses, our broad range of service solutions include catering, retail, facilities management, cleaning services and even security and help desk. At Medirest, we provide the non-medical services that keep Australia's healthcare facilities in top shape.

Medirest is the provider of facilities management services at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital (LCCH) - Australia's largest specialist paediatric hospital for children from birth to 16 years of age. Medirest is a part of Compass Group, a top 10 global employer.

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; theaters, 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, Working With Children (Blue Card) and Hepatitis B Immunity will be required as part of the standard recruitment and selection process for this position.

The Benefits

This idyllic purpose built facility, great location and fantastic Medirest team are an added bonus to knowing you have made a difference in a sick child's life today, this is a truly rewarding environment to work in and somewhere you will feel proud to work.

We place great importance in looking after our people and offer excellent career opportunities including opportunities anywhere in Australia (or the world) where we operate, corporate health plan discounts, a range of discounts and special offers with our preferred benefit providers, learning and development opportunities including traineeships and apprenticeships, service awards and reward and recognition programs including our 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.

Join a team that shares your commitment to quality, safety, teamwork and "can-do safely". Click apply now.