Transports inpatients and outpatients to and from their destinations safely within the hospital. Assists patients and patient care staff.
EDUCATION: High School or equivalent required.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Basic Life Support (BLS) issued through American Heart Association required, or must be attained within two weeks of employment.
SKILLS: Ability to learn to use the following: wheelchairs, gurneys, electric beds, cell phones, and digital pagers. Effective human relations skills. Ability to retain composure under stress, to move quickly but effectively to meet patient care needs. Time management skills to manage a high volume of assignments as expeditiously as possible.
EXPERIENCE: Prior related work experience in medical environment preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
Responsible to: Manager, Radiology
- Bloodborne Pathogen C
Exposure to various body fluids, infections and contagious diseases.
Appropriate universal precautions protection must be used at all times
Subject to stressful professional relationships. Working hours vary, with flexibility needed to meet unexpected changes in schedule and emergencies. Stooping/Bending: frequently, Squatting/Crouching: occasionally, Crawling/Kneeling: occasionally, Manual dexterity: continuously, Standing: occasionally, Walking: continuously, Lifting/Pushing/Pulling: Frequently up to 100 lbs. Carrying: Occasionally up to 100 lbs.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.