Support patient care by maintaining the patient environment, supplying necessary care items, transporting patients and patient related materials, and assisting in direct care given by clinical personnel. Responsible for performing and problem solving through complex/patient positioning/transfers under the direct and indirect supervision of the surgical team using appropriate patient positioning equipment. Assists the surgical staff with physically demanding tasks to prevent injury. Consults with nursing staff and physicians in development and implementation of positioning plans for surgical patients. Assists in building a ¿culture of safety¿ to support clinicians in providing a safe working environment. Ensures positive patient customer satisfaction, proper utilization of body mechanics, adherence to policies, procedures and standards established by UF Health, and the departmental management.
Responsible for the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients, medical equipment and patient-related items to their destinations enabling physicians, nurses, technicians, and therapists to perform their duties in an effective manner. Ensures positive patient customer satisfaction, proper utilization of body mechanics, adherence to policies, procedures and standards established by Shands, and the departmental management.
Job Opening Qualifications
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Ability to read, write, and follow basic written and oral instructions. One to two years hospital patient care support related background preferred. Demonstrated customer service communication skills. Must be able to life, bend, and physically support patients and supplies.