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Beth Israel Lahey Health

Company Name: Beth Israel Lahey Health
Company Website: www.bilh.org
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: Boston, MA
Job Posted Date: 20-04-2023
Posted on: jobscastle.net

Job’s Overview:

Beth Israel Lahey Health is seeking a Patient Transport Assistant in Boston, MA. Please take a moment to read the job post below if you are interested:


When you join the growing BILH team, you’re not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

$1,500 Sign On Bonus!

This is a position within the Radiology Department, 40 hours a week.

Important Details:

  • Sign on bonuses are paid out in three payments. You will receive your first payment (one third of the total amount) within the first 30 days of employment and is subject to applicable taxes. You will receive the second payment at six (6) months and the third payment (final third of total amount) one year following your start date and all payments subject to applicable taxes.
  • Full time status at BIDMC is considered for schedules greater than or equal to 30 hours per week; part time status is 20 to 29 hours per week. Please note, per diem employees are not eligible for sign on bonuses.
  • Current and Former BILH candidates – restrictions apply. BIDMC Internal employees or employees within the BILH system are not eligible for the bonus or if you have been employed by a BILH entity within the last 12 months.
  • Please note, sign on bonuses are subject to change based on the organization’s hiring needs and will be determined by Talent Acquisition on an ongoing basis. BILH/BIDMC Talent Acquisition reserves the right to change sign on bonus eligible jobs and amounts at any time.

Job Description:

Job Summary: Safely transports patients to and from the department according to departmental protocols.

Essential Responsibilities:

Recognizes and assumes responsibility for reporting patient care or safety concerns to appropriate staff.

Initiates a friendly but respectful relationship with patients and demonstrates responsiveness to patient’s

physical, psychological and social needs. Makes judgments with regards to patient care and operational

flow based on established policies and guidelines.

Collaborates and effectively communicates with physicians and other health care professionals.

Safely transports patients to and from the department according to departmental protocols. Promptly

notifies appropriate personnel of any delays that may affect operational work flow. Depending on the department Transporters are required to transport deceased patients to the morgue.

Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of working area, stretchers and wheelchairs, IV poles and other

items used in patient transportation.

Required Qualifications:

Some High School required.

0-1 Years Related Work Experience Required.

Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.

Competencies:

Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are based on specific instructions, standard practices and established procedures which generally require little or no supervision.

Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are routine, somewhat repetitive and generally solved by following clear directions and procedures and by identifying opportunities for process improvements.

Independence of Action: Ability to follow general instructions and procedures as provided. Work is monitored by supervisor/manager.

Written Communications: Ability to read, and write in English in order to understand basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively with patients, families and other medical center staff; and respond to basic questions.

Oral Communications: Ability to understand spoken English in order to follow basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively in basic English with patients, families and medical center staff in response to routine questions.

Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use them in routine situations. Specialized knowledge not required.

Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.

Customer Service: Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and respond to requests in a timely and respectful manner.

Age based Competencies:

Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 – 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Very Heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 50 pounds of force continually. Employee is physically active in all elements of the job.

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients’ lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Getting the Patient Transport Assistant designation comes with some responsibilities. It would be a wise idea to take a few minutes to learn more about it so you can make an informed decision.

Applicants must meet the above-mentioned requirements in order to qualify for consideration to work as a Patient Transport Assistant .

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