17 days old

Student: Patient Transporter

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Student: Patient Transporter
Requisition Number SE02422
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus On Campus
Salary Range $10.15/ hour (Pay increase available after probationary period) **$100.00 sign-on bonus; more details provided at interview.**
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required to complete and successfully pass CPR or BLS class.

Hours per Week

25-40hrs/wk
Looking for FT and PT, all shifts; weekend rotations required.

Job Summary

You must be a current UK student to apply to this position.

Job Summary:
Responsible for the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients, medical equipment and patient-related items to their destinations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Properly and safely transports patients, secures IVs, drainage tubes, etc., and secures patient.
In accordance with the transportation of patients, uses wheelchairs and other approved rolling stock to carry out the essential duties of the position.
Demonstrates competency in transporting all specific age groups.
Ensures the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients to their destination using the proper requested equipment.
Communicates effectively with nursing personnel, clinicians, technicians or reception and dispatch.
Ensures the comfort of the patient by being attentive. Offers blankets, checks modesty and only engages in appropriate conversation involving patients. Never transports patients in severe pain.
Alerts nursing staff immediately to any signs of patient distress or equipment malfunction.
Maintains equipment and reports equipment needing repairs.
Complies with regulatory agency standards, including federal, state and JCAHO.
Adheres to facility confidentiality and patients rights policy as outlined in the facilities HIPPA policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Effective verbal and listening communication skills.
Service/Quality focused to meet a wide range of needs.
Able to navigate to/from various locations throughout the
facility.
Problem solver that can think quickly in cases of emergencies
or unusual situations.
Able to multi-task and work at a fast pace.
Displays neat, professional appearance with a smile.
Physical ability to withstand frequent to prolonged walking, standing, pushing, pulling, and transferring patients.

Deadline to Apply 12/25/2019
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Anticipated Start Date 12/09/2019

Categories

Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-25

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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