About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. With a strong patient-to-nurse ratio, ours is a Magnet aspiring facility with a Shared Leadership Infrastructure. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM with the opportunity to go to 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM in May if interested.
This position transports patients and distributes requested items as needed throughout the facility in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols.
Transports patients safely and efficiently between various departments following appropriate transfer techniques and proper isolation/infection control procedures. Validates patients identity based on established department protocol. Remains alert to patient condition and promptly communicates changes to clinical staff.
Assists with patient handling and lifting using appropriate patient safety equipment and appropriate safety procedures.
Provides distribution services of requested items between various departments as needed in accordance with established procedures that may include medications.
Responds to all job calls in a timely manner. May utilize computer system to track and update requests.Communicates status updates and location information as required in accordance with department protocols to help facilitate work flow.
Collects, cleans and disinfects patient care equipment and all other reusable items.
May perform supply restocking or assume clerical duties of assigned area as necessary.
May be required to operate golf cart to provide distribution services.
May be required to transport deceased persons to the facility morgue.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. BLS certification required.
Requires interpersonal skills to operate in a direct patient contact environment. Ability to interpret verbal and written information/instructions and effectively communicate with others. Must demonstrate basic knowledge of computer skills, organizational skills, problem solving skills, and ability to function with minimal direction in a fast paced environment. If required by facility, may be required to possess a valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the companys auto insurance policy.
Six months previous healthcare or customer service experience preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; q ualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.