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Patient Escort

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Patient Escort - Patient Transportation 001 - Full-Time, Days - St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD - Baltimore, MD

Work Schedule: 7AM-3:30PM weekdays - every other weekend - holiday rotation

Why Join Ascension?

Saint Agnes Healthcare serves the greater Baltimore area and employs more than 3,000 associates. Saint Agnes offers a full range of services through its operation of a 254-bed, full-service teaching hospital, Saint Agnes Medical Group, Seton Imaging Center, and Saint Agnes Foundation. Partnerships throughout the community have positioned Saint Agnes to provide support to individuals when and where they need it most. Saint Agnes strives to ensure the vitality and health of the community.

Saint Agnes Healthcare is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Agnes Healthcare-MD, you will have the opportunity to

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.

What You Will Need

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:

  • HS or Equivalent 
    • Required: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Work Experience:

  • Preferred: One to three months’ related experience and/or training.
  • Healthcare experience preferred.

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    GNA/CNA/Patient Care Tech experience preferred.

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.
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
Job ID: 342372
Category: Nursing Support
Facility: MDBAL St Agnes Healthcare
Ministry: Saint Agnes Healthcare, MD
Location: Baltimore, MD

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