Company :Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
This job transports patients, medical records, mail, specimens and equipment/materials throughout the facility.
Safely transports patients between departments, patient care areas and testing areas by wheelchair, stretcher, or bed, communicating arrivals and departures to the appropriate staff and customer service representatives as needed. Delivers medical records, test results, specimens, mail, medical supplies, equipment, medication, isolation gowns, and other items as requested. Meet the performance standards for moving patients and objects. (80%)
Assist in transfer process of patients from bed to mode of transportation and mode of transportation back to bed. Request and obtain instruction/assistance from nursing staff for patients that require isolation techniques, two-person lifts, oxygen during transport, or that have support devices requiring special handling. (10%)
Adheres to corporate citizenship standards as well as all regulatory and corporate requirements and expectations. Actively participate in facility/department programs, training, performance improvement and maintains a professional image at all times. Adheres to department attendance policy. (5%)
Completes duties and responsibilities adhering to all safety and infection control policies procedures and practices including, but not limited to OSHA, product usage, P.P.E., proper hand washing techniques, isolation procedures, safe waste handling and knowing emergency codes and correct responses. (5%)
Other duties as assigned.
Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.
Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.
As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.
Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.
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