Patient Escort

Ascension Technologies - Baltimore, MD3.3

Full-time
JOB ID: 274615
Patient Escort
Baltimore, Maryland
Regular
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Additional Job Information

Title: Patient Escort

City, State: Baltimore,MD

Location: St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD

Department: Patient Transportation 001

Additional Job Details: FT,Evening, 80 hours, Bi-Weekly

About Us

For more than 150 years, Saint Agnes Hospital, part of Ascension, has been dedicated to the art of healing by providing exceptional care to the greater Baltimore area. Built on a strong foundation of excellent medical care and compassion, Saint Agnes and the physicians who practice here are committed to providing the best care for our patients for many years to come.

Job Description

Job Summary:
Patient Escort, transports patients, specimens and equipment throughout the facility.

Responsibilities:
Transports patients via wheelchair, stretcher or bed to designated sites as requested, including patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips, monitors and other equipment.
Assists patients with entering and exiting vehicles, including transfer from or to wheelchairs or stretchers.
Delivers equipment and specimens to requesting staff or department. May assist staff with removal of deceased bodies from units and transport to morgue.
Greets and provides information and direction to patients and visitors.
Other duties as assigned.
Properly identifies patient before transporting. Obtains hand-off communication form on all patient transports. Records individual daily log on each patient transport for statistical purposes.
May stock rooms as well as search for and retrieve equipment from other areas of the hospital.
Recognizes unsafe transport vehicles and reports these vehicles to the unit charge nurse and the escort supervisor. Tracks the locations of various transport vehicles, and assists with distributing these transport vehicles to various areas as needed.
Assists with orientation of new patient escorts.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
Required Credential(s):
Certified BLS Provider specializing in Health Service Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Or military CPR-First Aid training.

Education and Work Experience:
HS or Equivalent
Required: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Preferred: One to three months’ related experience and/or training.
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Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.

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