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Patient Transporter IMMC

Company: Advocate Christ Medical Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Patient Transporter IMMC Job ID: R51544 Shift: 2nd Full/Part Time: Full_timeLocation: 836 W Wellington Chicago, IL 60657Benefits Eligible: Yes Hours Per Week: 40Schedule Details/Additional Information: Shift is 2:30pm-11:00pm, including every other weekend and rotating holidaysHours: 7 AM- 3:30 PM, including every other weekend and rotating holidaysMajor Responsibilities: Transports patients throughout the medical center either by assisting ambulatory patients by wheelchair, cart, or bed. Make Routine Rounds of Medical Center for carts and wheelchairs. (there is no centralized storage for transport equipment) Perform Routine Rounds throughout the Hospital, picking up requisitions, specimens, and patient discharge instructions. Performs duties with awareness of Patient Safety, comfort, and privacy at all times. Observe patients condition and report any change to the proper personel immediately Must adhere to the policies and procedures of the Patient Escort Department. Perform other duties as assigned. Education/Experience Required: ? High school diploma or equivalent. 6 months to one year experience as a transporter Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: ? Good interpersonal and communication skills? Knowledge of operating departmental equipment Excellent Customer Service skills with various Age groups. Ability to read and write English. ? CPR Certification within 6 months of employment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: ? Ability to work weekends, holidays and different shifts to accommodate patient need. Lifts 50 to 100 pounds occasionally and/or 25 to 50 pounds frequently and/or 10 to 20 pounds constantly. Ability to maneuver and operate transport equipment. Works with infectious specimens and patients. If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Keywords: Advocate Christ Medical Center, Chicago , Patient Transporter IMMC, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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