Porter- Humber river Hospital

Toronto, ON

$22.52 – $23.90 an hour – Part-time

Full Job Description

Position Profile:

Build your career at the hospital that’s building for the future

Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. With the opening of our new facility, North America’s first fully digital hospital, scheduled for October 18, 2015, the future is very exciting for our people and programs. And we’re looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-focused, expert care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Porter to join our Portering team.

Reporting Relationship: Manager, Acute Environmental & Linen Services

Hiring Rate Range: $22.516-$23.896

Shift: Must be available for rotating shifts including alternating weekends.
Employee Group: NOWU Service

Hours of work: Must be available to work rotating shifts including alternating weekends

Position Responsibilities:

  • Transporting patients, pharmacy supplies, patient records, and specimens.
  • Transporting medical/surgical equipment, case carts, and other equipment as necessary.
  • Dispatching.
  • Distribution of medical surgical supplies.
  • Collecting supplies, instruments, trays etc. from the entire Hospital and disposing in the appropriate way.


  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • One year related work experience required.
  • Demonstrated attention to details required.
  • Good command of the English Language (both verbal and written) required.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to operate, with training, machinery.
  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the job.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, and the ability to work alone or as a part of a team.
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record is a requirement

Why Humber? Why Now?Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering highly reliable safe, quality care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and live our values of CompassionProfessionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a positive patient experience. At Humber River Hospital we believe in exceptional care…healthier community.

We are a Studer Group hospital, focused on evidence-based leadership practices and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a positive patient experience. At Humber River Hospital we believe in exceptional care…healthier community.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.

Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow’s healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees – from hire to retire.

Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Hospital.

Interested applicants are required to submit an Application before the closing date. We thank all candidates that apply but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview

Humber River Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance

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