Receives and transports patients and visitors in a safe and timely manner to their designated destination. Will document request for services in order to provide an accurate and timely tracking system. Will maintain wheelchairs, stretchers, and all other used equipment in clean and sanitary condition as well as proper working order. Completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period. Other related duties as assigned.
Uses patient transfer devices and equipment to safely transport patients throughout the facility in a timely manner. Transports equipment, supplies, and/or laboratory specimens to assigned area. Assists nursing and ancillary personnel with lift/move of patients to ensure safe transfer process. Cleans and maintains equipment; removes and reports equipment in need of repair. Verifies patient identity and maintains patient confidentiality and privacy according to policies and procedures. Participate in training new staff to policies and procedures, processes, equipment, and information system applications. Complies with federal, state and regulatory agency standards, regulations, requirements and guidelines. Effectively coordinates activities to optimize resources and ensure delivery of efficient, cost-effective service and patient care. Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Required: High School Diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary.
WORK EXPERIENCE: Required: One (1) to two (2) years of customer service experience in retail, healthcare, or other closely related field. Preferred: Patient transportation
Job: Maintenance, Food Service,Housekeeping and Security
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Evening
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005000127
About Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.