Performs patient transports, transfers, lifts and repositions using the appropriate patient lifting equipment and safe patient handling policies and procedures. Picks up and delivers inpatients and patient care items between patient care units and other ancillary departments. In doing so, demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served. Responsible for the maintenance and inventory of patient lifting equipment along with maintaining proper hygiene of the slings and lifting/transportation equipment on each unit. May assist with employee education and training of patient lifting equipment and transfer techniques when indicated. Performs other clerical duties as assigned.
Ability to read, write and communicate effectively.
Must be 18 years old to be considered for position.
Basic understanding of communication equipment such as pagers, phones and computers.
Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.
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