Known locally as the “full-service community hospital doing some big things,” Parker Adventist Hospital, (located at E-470 and Parker Road), offers leading medical experts, the latest technology and a broad array of clinical services. Ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for patient satisfaction, Parker Hospital performs complex spine and brain surgery along with weight-loss and joint-replacement surgery. We have a Level II Trauma Center and a Birthplace with a Level IIIA NICU caring for babies born as early as 28 weeks. Opened 10 years ago and still growing, the entire team is incredibly vibrant, skilled, enthusiastic, innovative and motivated. The sense of “newness” felt at Parker is a big aspect of the culture and the high patient and employee satisfaction scores speak volumes about the care and the environment. Every associate at Parker lives its culture of “relationship based care” each day – treating every patient, family and team member like WE would want to be cared for. For more information about Parker Adventist Hospital and joining the team, visit http://www.parkerhospital.org/.
Assists the Medical Imaging staff and nursing staff by performing tasks related to the transport of patients and indirect patient care. Provides an effective method for the delivery of necessary supplies and items for continuous patient care.
High School Diploma or GED
Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Previous experience, preferred.
Able to understand English and follow direction
Good people skills and organizational skills
POSITION DUTIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
PATIENT TRANSPORT - 50%
Supports medical imaging by transporting patients to and from the nursing units, quickly and efficiently assisting the patient in getting in and out of wheelchair and on or off the stretcher, responding to patients physical and emotional needs.
Remains accessible at all times and offers to help in order to alleviate heavy transitional work loads.
Responds to calls regarding violent patients and assists in take down, if required.
Completes transport form for all transporting of patients.
Organizes and prioritizes work to be completed with assigned time frame.
Measures and records patient's weight as directed by nursing personnel if applicable.
COMMUNICATION - 25%
Promptly responds to stat calls and meets requests of clinical staff.
Accurately reports any observed patients status change needs to Technologist or Nurse.
Performs all duties in a conscientious, courteous and caring manner to maintain positive customer relations.
EQUIPMENT/SUPPLIES - 25%
Maintains department stretchers, wheelchairs and oxygen cylinders in a clean and patient ready condition, notifying supervisors of any mechanical malfunctions. Collects and disposes of soiled linen properly.
Conducts rounds for the proper, timely delivery and pickup of various items such as supplies, records, specimens, x-rays, orders and equipment, if required.
Performs other duties as required.
* This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.
Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally)
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