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Charge Patient Attendant (Full Time, Evenings)

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
Transport patients safely to and from the diagnostic areas and patient care areas. Distributes, cleans and manages the flow of oxygen tanks, equipment, wheelchairs, stretchers, rolling and other miscellaneous rolling stock hospital wide. Assists with medical and safety alerts as duties permit. The intent of this job description is to provide a summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this position and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. Provide leadership to team as Charge to ensure patient needs are met and resources distributed appropriately.JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Transportation service to and from diagnostic areas, i.e., Radiology Department, Cardiology Department, Rehabilitation Department, Cardiac Cath Lab, Clinical Vascular Lab, G.I. Lab and to and from Critical Care Units and Medical/Surgical Units.
    • Collects, cleans, maintains, distributes and provides necessary documentation to manage the inventory of equipment that is the responsibility of the department.
      • Assists Radiology personnel in lifting patients on and off Radiology tables as duties permit.
        • Replaces empty oxygen cylinders on a daily basis and on an as needed basis.
          • Transports deceased patients to the Morgue.
            • Provides backup support for the Security Department during security alert situations, as duties permit.
              • Communicates daily and directly with patients, visitors, physicians, nursing staff, support groups and the Volunteer Escort Service throughout the hospital.
                • Responds to codes and alerts as duties permit.
                • Provides real time feedback to staff and leads team to meet patient care needs
                • Assists with equipment tracking and communicates appropriately with key stakeholders including patient care unit leaders and biomed.

                  Individual must be able to meet established specific physical requirements of the job, sitting for up to four (4) hours per day, four (4) hours at a time. Standing for up to eight (8) hours per day, 4 hours at a time and walking for up to eight (8) hours per day, 4 hours at a time. Frequent handling and firm gripping in moving equipment, rarely fingering and twisting/turning. Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing and walking of objects weighing up to 200 pounds with assistance. Frequent squatting and kneeling, occasional stooping/bending, crouching and reaching above shoulder level. Hearing as it relates to normal conversation. Seeing as it relates to general vision and color vision and depth perception.
                  High School diploma preferred.
                  TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
                  Some hospital experience preferred. - Training will consist of a two-to-three-week training program, several department-specific in-services, and attendance of the St. Luke's Hospital orientation program and completion of the annual Essentials Newsletter.Must maintain CPR certification. Prior leadership experience preferred.Please complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Charge Patient Attendant (Full Time, Evenings), Other , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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