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Service Assistant I - Patient Escort | Full-Time |

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Details
Are you service oriented and interested in working for an organization passionate about love and excellence?

We are seeking a full-time Service Assistant I to transport patients to appropriate hospital areas via stretcher, wheelchair, beds, and specialized vehicles to/from patient care and clinical service areas as directed by dispatchers or schedulers.

This position is day shift working 6:00am-2:30pm and includes working every other weekend and a holiday rotation. Working a total of 40 hours each week.

Guided by our values of excellence and love, ChristianaCare offers:

Full medical, dental, vision, life insurance, etc.

Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions

Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out

Tuition Assistance

Diverse and inclusive culture

Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to Care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Transports patients via stretcher, wheelchair, beds, and specialized vehicles to/from patient care and clinical service areas as directed by dispatchers or schedulers.

Assists clinical personnel in transferring patients to/from transport vehicles.

Assists in care and maintenance of departmental equipment.

Attends educational programs, in-service meetings, and other meets as directed.

Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, Scope, purpose, and frequency of contacts:
Frequent contact with patients, patient families, nursing staff, clinical service staff, and departmental personnel in responding to requests for patient transportation and equipment needs.
Education and experience requirements:
Two years of customer service experience
High school diploma or equivalent preferred
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted
Must be able to acquire BLS certification upon hire
Knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:
Knowledge of hospital departmental locations.
Knowledge of basic body mechanics.
Knowledge of basic computer skills (email, web education, timekeeping application)
Ability to learn departmental policies/procedures.
Ability to read and write at a high school level.
Ability to use Smart Phones for job assignments.
Ability to work in a standing position and walk for long periods of time for the duration of the shift.
Ability to maintain good public relations.
Ability to maintain a high degree of personal hygiene.
Ability to maintain a courteous, service oriented helpful attitude throughout the workday.
Ability to be sensitive to the needs of others.
Ability to transport patients on transport vehicles with equipment accessories effectively and safely.
Ability to maintain confidentiality, especially regarding patients.
Ability to exercise judgment and professionalism.
Ability to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Ability to communicate orally.
Special requirements:
Must pass back evaluation examination.
Physical demands:
Continuous: standing or walking; pushing and/or pulling - often involving considerable weight; repetitive motion of fingers, hands, wrists, and/or elbows - often involving considerable weight.
Intermittent: bending &/or crouching; lifting and/or lowering - occasionally involving considerable weight.
Working conditions:
Frequent: Handwashing.
Intermittent exposure of skin to dilute cleaning agents.
Potential exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and infectious diseases.
Who We Are
Delivering health, not just health care is our promise to our community. Be a part of an organization that makes a difference in a BIG way by impacting the lives of each other and the communities we serve.

From the clinical providers to the logistical support, everyone is delivering a semblance of care in our community through their role. As an organization that puts patients first, anchoring ourselves inLoveandExcellence, this delivery of care and commitment of being... For full info follow application link.

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1280113

Posted On: Jun 20, 2024

Updated On: Jun 25, 2024

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