The Facilities division has a vacancy within the portering department. All work will be supported by risk assessments.
Shift pattern working 5 days out of 7 inclusive of Sat/Sun between 0600-2200
A/L 27 days plus B/H’s
Responsibilities will include providing a full range of portering duties within the trust.
Moving patients, items, pharmaceuticals and goods around the hospital to ensure the patients have the best possible experience.
Applicants should be Smart, Flexible, Reliable, show initiative in all situations and have excellent Customer Service skills
The Christie is one of Europe’s leading cancer centres, treating over 60,000 patients a year. We are based in Manchester and serve a population of 3.2 million across Greater Manchester & Cheshire, but as a national specialist around 15% patients are referred to us from other parts of the country. We provide radiotherapy through one of the largest radiotherapy departments in the world; chemotherapy on site and through 14 other hospitals; highly specialist surgery for complex and rare cancer; and a wide range of support and diagnostic services. We are also an international leader in research, with world first breakthroughs for over 100 years. We run one of the largest early clinical trial units in Europe with over 300 trials every year. Cancer research in Manchester, most of which is undertaken on the Christie site, has been officially ranked the best in the UK.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To Transfer all patients throughout the trust estate in a prompt, professional and efficient manner as requested using appropriate means of transport, using the portering management software TELETRACKING
To Transfer goods throughout the trust estate in a prompt, professional and efficient manner using the portering management software TELETRACKING.
The collection of specimens from wards/depts. and delivery to the laboratories in a prompt, professional and efficient manner using the portering management software TELETRACKING.
The collection of blood products from the blood room and delivery to wards/depts. in a prompt, professional and efficient manner as per blood products transfusion training and procedures
The movement of deceased patients from the wards/depts. to the Mortuary in a prompt, professional and efficient manner always maintaining the respect and dignity of the patient
To carry the Emergency bleep as a part of the trust cardiac arrest team that attends when a patient has a cardiac arrest and ensure that any equipment required by clinical colleagues is available where it is required as soon as possible and to offer any assistance needed to clinical colleagues
The movement of furniture around the trust
The delivery of clean linen and collection of dirty linen
The removal of waste furniture and electrical items for disposal.
The safe delivery, storage and correct segregation of full/empty medical gas cylinders
The movement of clinical equipment (such as pumps) to and from wards/departments as required in a prompt, professional and efficient manner
The movement of beds and mattresses as required to and from wards/departments and the bed store
The delivery of stores items from the stores to the various wards and departments when required
The delivery of drugs from Pharmacy to wards / depts. in a prompt, professional and efficient manner ensuring that all drug deliveries are handed to ward/dept. staff
The delivery of fluids from Pharmacy to wards / depts. in a prompt, professional and efficient manner
The collection and distribution of patient’s notes across site from health records and all wards / depts.
The receipt, collection, delivery of incoming Trust mail from RM, couriers, and other distribution networks. The collection of mail from all trust department and dispatch of trust mail via RM, couriers, and other distribution networks
Report all damages to any infrastructure to the estates help desk
Report all door and alarm faults to the Security Manager
To follow all trust policies and procedures at all times.
The use of telephones, pagers, radios, computers and touch screen devices as required for the role
Carry out all activities according to H&S risk assessments, including manual handling and lifting.
Take part in the trust annual PDR process
Ensure that all mandatory training is kept up to date
Any other duties designated as reasonable by the Head Porter, Charge Hand Porter or Deputy/ Operational Services Manager.
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