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Casual Porter

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Job Introduction

• To transfer patients in a safe and appropriate manner to and from the wards and departments via means of walking, wheelchair, stretcher or beds. • Use of task management system (HIVE) to enable effective management of activity within the portering service including the use of a two-way radio system. • To convey blood specimens in a safe manner from wards/departments to Pathology department. • Conveyance of patient notes and x-rays to and from wards/departments. • Removal of deceased bodies from wards/departments to the mortuary in a safe and dignified manner and to assist in viewing in the absence of the mortuary technician. • To accept coroners cases into the mortuary in the absence of the mortuary technician. • Conveyance of deceased patients from ambulance to the mortuary. • To replace medical gasses where necessary on wards/departments for the requirements of patients within the contracted hours. • To assist in the transfer of seriously injured patients from the ambulance/helicopter to the A & E • department. • To use the designated blood tracking system to give a more traceable structure for the benefit of both the patient and the department. • To help the movement of medical supplies. • To help transport, where specifically requested, in a safe manner patients from wards to theatres and vice versa after hours, between 20:00pm-08:00am. • Assisting deceased patients to be pat-slid across from trolleys to the bed with assistance from the nursing staff. • To attend emergency incidents and support clinical staff in the event of cardiac arrests, major haemorrhage activations, fire alarm activations and major incidents. • To assist staff on the day case unit to transport patients to and from wards. • To assist new starter inductions on the “buddy” programme where required. • Respond to and complete tasks scheduled or by ad hoc request as per company policy within the specified timeframes. • Mail Room and Messenger Related Tasks • Where applicable complete mail / specimens collection delivery rounds within scheduled timeframes. • Pick up all outgoing mail from collection points within scheduled timeframes. • Identify all outgoing special/recorded delivery items and ensure that the appropriate paperwork has been completed to accompany such items. Sort all incoming mail in preparation for delivery. • Redirect all incorrectly addressed mail as appropriate. • Ensure all incoming Special/Recorded delivery items are forwarded to the addressee where appropriate. • Sort all outgoing items into internal & external mail. • Categorise and frank all outgoing external mail ensuring correct postage payment to avoid returned items from Royal Mail. • Ensure that mail is kept secure at all times. • Ensure that mail delivery trolleys are maintained fit for purpose and in line with health and safety legislation

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