Company: St. Lukes University Health Network
Posted on: November 7, 2019
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.The Patient attendant
transporta 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. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -
Provides 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. PHYSICAL
AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: 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. EDUCATION: High School diploma
preferred. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Some hospital experience
preferred. Training will consist of a two to four week training
program, several department-specific inservices, and attendance of
the St. Lukes Hospital orientation program and completion of the
annual Essentials Newsletter. Must maintain CPR certification.
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!! St. Luke's University
Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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