Patient Escort PRN as needed rotating shifts/holidays/weekends included Job:
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

109088-en_US
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Memphis Tennessee
Healthcare
Description

Summary

Responsible for transporting patients between hospital locations, including patient rooms, radiology and other ancillary departments as assigned.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values. 

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

High school graduate or equivalent.

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PREFERRED:

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SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to communicate verbally with others.
  • Ability to maintain working relationships with co-workers
  • Ability to organize and complete tasks.
  • Ability to read and follow simple written instructions.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Transports inpatients and outpatients safely between hospital departments, using stretcher, wheelchair, bed, and stroke chair as appropriate.
  • Utilizes patient safety criteria and correct patient handoff processes.
  • Ensures that patient is comfortable during the transporting process.
  • Provides assistance to patient, family and health care staff as needed.
  • Places equipment not in use in assigned location and ensures equipment is clean and in proper working order.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
  • Periodic exposure to excessive heat and cold throughout shift; Occasional work to be performed outdoors when discharging patients.

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