Patient Escorts needed for All Shifts at Major Philadelphia Hospital

  • Environmental/Industrial
  • Medical/Administrative
  • Philadelphia

Job Summary

The Escort transports patients, equipment and deceased persons as required following established methods and procedures. Assists nursing personnel with patient handling and transfers; and is responsible for maintaining and cleaning transportation equipment. Requires an FBI Fingerprint Check before starting in this position.

Education

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (Required)

Experience

  • 1 Year experience in healthcare setting. (Preferred) General Experience in patient transportation, (Preferred)

Required Skills

  • Customer Service Skills
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills

Job Responsibilities

  • Equipment Maintenance – Escort
  • Cleans and maintains equipment assigned to the Transportation Department, as directed.
  • Ensures adequate supplies of oxygen for escort department.
  • Ensures that any disabled equipment is tagged, removed from service and brought to the attention of the appropriate authority.

Patient Customer Service

  • Maintains excellent public relations with patients, families, physicians, and hospital staff.
  • Addresses issues or potential issues involving customer service and identifies process improvement opportunities.
  • Ensures that patients, their families, visitors, customers and staff members are treated with kindness and respect.
  • Collaborates with Hospital personnel to ensure optimal patient care and promote a positive working environment in unit and Hospital.

 Delivery Functions Escort

  • Picks up and delivers specimens and/or reports to appropriate department, as necessary.
  • Provides oxygen tanks to various departments throughout hospital.  Delivers wheelchairs to lobbies as well as the emergency department on an hourly basis.

Patient Transportation – Escort

  • Transports or escorts patients to and from all areas in the hospital in a courteous, safe and efficient manner.
  • Removes deceased patients from all areas of the hospital and delivers to morgue refrigerators in a respectful and dignified manner.
  • Assists nursing personnel with patient handling (getting patients in and out of bed, transferring patients, etc.)
  • Performs dispatching function as directed.
  • Checks patient identifiers to ensure that the correct patient is transported to the correct procedure.

This is a long- term temporary position with possibility of a perm position. Must be able to pass all Background, Drug, and Occupational Health Clearances. Must be able to work  weekends.

 Please send resume to kkenney@bettingerco.com for immediate consideration.

 

To apply for this job email your details to kkenney@bettingerco.com