Orderlies

  • Company:
    St Vincent’s Health Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:

Job Description:

  • Leading not-for-profit private hospital
  • Competitive salary, salary sacrificing available
  • Several casual positions available
  • St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne (SVPHM) is a facility of St Vincent’s Health Australia under the stewardship of Mary Aikenhead Ministries. We are a not for profit Catholic private hospital which operates across four sites at Fitzroy, East Melbourne, Kew and Werribee.

    SVPHM currently seeking enthusiastic and experienced hospital orderlies. Our Orderlies are responsible for facilitating efficient patient care processes, safe transport of patients, ensuring areas are clean and tidy and ensuring basic equipment and stock are available at all times or as required.

    Responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to);

  • Provide assistance with the transport and safe transfer of patients between departments, within the operating suite and to/from other local hospitals
  • Correctly dispose of soiled linen, rubbish and biomedical waste from the theatre and wards after each case/session
  • Ensure work areas are kept clean including floors, walls, shelving and other areas as directed – this includes tearoom areas
  • Courier equipment between units, departments and hospitals as required
  • The successful candidate will have;

  • An awareness of patient confidentiality and application of relevant privacy legislation
  • Previous training in Manual Handling and/or safe lifting techniques
  • Highly developed verbal communication skills with the ability to relate to patients and staff
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Availability and flexibility to work across a number of our campuses and/or shift times