Senior Patient Transport Technical Assistant - Diagnostic Imaging - MRI - The Woodlands (Multiple Shifts)

 
Position: Senior Patient Transport Technical Assistant - Diagnostic Imaging - MRI - The Woodlands (Multiple Shifts)

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Talent Area: Radiology

Shift: Full Time / Multiple Shifts - Mornings or Nights Available

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  Scheduled to open in 2017, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is a 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to treat children and adolescents in The Woodlands and counties throughout Greater North Houston such as Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Liberty, Harris, Polk, San Jacinto and Hardin counties. Our new facility will include 25 emergency center rooms, 32 acute rooms, 28 critical care rooms, 12 radiology rooms and 4 operating rooms. We will also offer inpatient and outpatient pediatric care in more than 25 specialties including: cancer, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, urology, sports medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, dermatology, adolescent medicine and physical rehabilitation. Outpatient care areas are scheduled to open in fall 2016.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.  

Summary:

We are searching for a Senior Patient Transport Technical Assistant - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll provide assistance to the Pediatric Radiology Department in a manner that is appropriate for patients ranging in age from 0-18 years of age.

 

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Responsibilities :

 

  • Assists in placing patient in wheelchair or on stretcher safely, provide physical assistance to ambulatory patients and transports patients to requested or designated area, as observed by the leader
  • Consistently verifies patient I.D. information to insure accurate transportation of appropriate patients
  • Signs patients in and out of nursing units before and after transport, not to exceed three complaints annually
  • Renders first aid when necessary and notifies appropriate personnel of emergency situations, as documented by the quality improvement monitor, leader, or medical staff
  • Consistently displays a professional demeanor as observed by guests, staff, or the leader
  • Greets all patients and visitors in a professional, courteous, and respectful manner as observed by the leader
  • Maintains an open line of communication with the radiologists, management and co-workers, consistently keeping them informed of patient conditions, work flow status, potential problems, etc. as observed by the leader  
  • Adheres to all Hospital and departmental policies and procedures as observed by the leader
  • Demonstrates theoretical and practical knowledge of the procedures and instrumentation and exhibits enthusiasm while teaching student, new hires, and others in a clear communication style as observed by the leader
  • Cleans all equipment regularly following cleaning procedure and manufacturers’ recommendations as observed by the leader
  • Keeps work area clean and orderly daily to foster a safe working environment according to the written safety policies and procedures


Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years previous experience in a hospital setting is required
  • Knowledge of patient transportation procedures and a general knowledge of patient transport equipment
  • Ability to operate all transportation equipment, BLS, operation of PACS equipment (PRID, Drystar, ADC and burn CD/digitize film
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills
  • Utilize EPIC/Radiant system


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