UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 04/13/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 04/22/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Patient Escort supports clinical workflow by pick-up and transport conscious, semi conscious, and/or unconscious hospital patients to and from treatment areas, and nursing units via wheelchair, gurney, or bed. Transport discharged patients to pharmacy and to waiting automobiles.
Primary functions include: lifting, turning, transferring, for patients requiring moderate to total assistance. Transport may be required to perform other duties as required those duties to include transport of x-rays, medical records, oxygen bottles, Video Swallow Chair, and other materials as needed by nursing units.
BART or BLS/CPR certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Minimum experience of one (1) year transporting patients in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or as an EMT.
Possess outstanding customer service skills.
Six (6) months experience working with patient lift equipment, (hoist, air transfer assistance mats).
Six (6) months experience working with the EPIC Patient Transport.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
Must be able to lift over 50 pounds and able to push/pull a gurney or bed with patients weighing up to 300 pounds.
Must be able to work various locations and hours (including overtime and weekends) based on business needs.
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