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Providence Lift and Transportation Aide in Santa Monica, California

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Providence is calling a Lift and Transportation Aide for Full-Time Evening Shift at Providence Saint John's Health Center Santa Monica, CA

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We are seeking a Lift and Transportation Aide who will demonstrate the capacity to assist staff in the safe lifting, transferring and/or transporting of patients as specified by the direct Supervisor/Lead. Other responsibilities include transporting and lifting patients, assisting in the care of patients requiring moderate to total assistance in moving, checking and performing corrective action on designated equipment, transporting other items such as specimen transport, blood pick-up, and Central Service pick-up and identifies and reports changes of abnormal findings in patient status such as consciousness, pain, bleeding and vital signs that occur during the lift or transporting.

In this position you will:

  • Conduct job duties in accordance with Health Center and Department procedures

  • Fulfill Lift/Transportation Associate role within the scope of practice by:

  • Transport and Lift patients

  • Assist in the care of patients requiring moderate to total assistance in moving

  • Perform lifting of all patients identified by the Lift/Transportation Associate and by the Charge Nurse

  • Identify/report changes/abnormal findings in patient status such as consciousness, pain, bleeding and vital signs that occur during the lift

  • Check and perform corrective action on designated equipment

  • Perform diverse tasks as directed, such as specimen transport, blood pick-up, and Central Service pick-up

  • Continuous collecting data on all units who need assistance in transportation

  • Assist in the care of patients requiring moderate to total assistance in moving

  • Continuously be available to direct supervisor for all patients who need assistance in transporting/lifting

  • Seek assistance when needed

  • Will work as a team with another Transportation Associate every shift

  • Implement care based on hospital standards

  • Practice in a collaborative and proactive manner in all interactions with patients, visitors, physicians, and staff:

  • Demonstrate flexibility adjusting to changes in patient acuity and workload

  • Participate in committees and special projects

  • Identify risk management issues and communicating potential problems to the appropriate personnel.

  • Perform peer assessment and evaluation

  • Practice cost effective methods in the delivery of care:

  • Use available resources efficiently

  • Establish priorities in providing care

  • Demonstrate understanding of overall Health Center needs and using downtime to assist others

  • Demonstrate responsibility for own professional practice in regards to:

  • Time and attendance

  • Confidentiality

  • Demonstrate professional behavior to patients, visitors, and staff

  • Obtain necessary knowledge and skill to maintain competence

  • Complete mandatory requirements

  • Attend and participate in Team meetings

  • Volunteer for and accept assignments or projects

Qualifications:

Required qualifications:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card or Heart Saver

  • Competent in use of Computer Systems (Transport-Tracking System)

  • Working knowledge of beds, gurneys, wheelchairs, cardiac chairs, oxygen tanks, transfer boards, gait belts, and lift equipment

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Capable of dealing effectively with multiple demands and events

  • Able to prioritize, organize and coordinate patient care as specified by the primary care provider

Preferred qualifications:

  • CNA/RNA/PSA with minimum six (6) months patient care experience in an acute hospital setting

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 283568

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