Perform patient care and support activities to promote a patient focused care environment. Transport patients within the hospital, assist procedure performance and processing, assist data entry of information into Hospital information system (s), order and stock supplies, maintain unit equipment, and assist patients. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.
Addendum - COORDINATION - Assist Radiology Technologist with distribution of radiology requests
COMMUNICATION - Communicate with staff to assure that patient is ready for transport
COMMUNICATION - Communicate with patients to inform of reason for transport and to promote learning
Addendum - COORDINATION - Assist radiology technologist with Contrast Medication data; relay information to the technologist
Addendum - PATIENT CARE - Assist ratiology technologist in preparing patient and radiology room for exam; escort patients to and from exam room being attentive for falls
PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position
Experience Requirements - Preferred:
1/2 year (6 months) directly related experience
Physical Demands Requirements:
Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects or people. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.
Tuberculin Skin Test required annually
Working Conditions Requirements:
Sig Hazard: Chemicals, bio hazardous materials requiring extensive safety precautions and may require protective equipment
Limited access to med room. Med Admin Policy, Att A