Job Posting: Jun 6, 2018, 7:47:34 PM Closing Date: Jun 21, 2018, 4:59:00 AM Full-time Shift Start Time: 3:00 P.M. Shift End Time: 11:00 P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit: SEIU Local 73 Posting Salary: STARTING SALARY:$16.335
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
In Patient Transportation
1901 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60612
Provides efficient transport of patients to and from diagnostic and treatment areas throughout the hospital, and timely transportation of expired patients from the unit to the morgue in a safe and customer service oriented manner.
Transports patients using equipment such as wheelchairs, stretchers, or beds; may include attachments such as oxygen and infusion pumps
Identifies patient information and medical record, equipment to be used, and assists with the transfer to ensure the correct patient is identified for transport.
Utilizes telephones and pagers to receive and confirm patient pick-up requests and uses computers to navigate patient dispatch information.
Follows nurses lead and direction for patient safely
Returns any unused equipment to the department to be dispensed throughout the hospital
Clean and sanitize all transport equipment as designated
Obtains and verifies all insurance information
Abides by Cook County Health & Hospital System (CCHHS) personnel rules and CCHHS rules of conduct
Performs related duties as required
High School Diploma or GED is required (must provide proof at time of interview)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Previous experience as a hospital transporter
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge necessary to mobilize patients and maneuver transport equipment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Strong customer service and empathy skills
Willingness and ability to abide by CCHHS personnel rules and the CCHHS Rules of Conduct
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of patent related materials in compliance with HIPAA requirements
Ability to operate telephones and electronic pagers to receive and confirm patient pick up requests
Ability to operate computers to perform simple dispatch navigation tasks
Ability to read, write, and comprehend is essential for patient safety and prevention of transport errors
Ability to see and hear clearly (including with correction)
Ability to prioritize, manage time, solve problems, and take initiative
Ability to function autonomously and as a team member
Ability to work flexible hours work hours, including nights and weekends
Demonstrate attention to detail, and accuracy for noting any special precautions concerning patient safety
This position occasionally requires various types of physical exertion including but not limited to climbing, lifting, pushing, kneeling and crouching, prolonged standing, walking, bending at waste, operating equipment, and moving moderate to heavy weight
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.