Providence is calling a per diem, variable shift Transportation Lift Aide to Providence Saint John's Health Center Santa Monica, CA.
In this position you 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.
Identify and report changes of abnormal findings in patient status such as consciousness, pain, bleeding and vital signs that occur during the lift or transporting.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Current Basic Life Support Card (BLS) for Healthcare providers through American Heart Association
Must be able to speak the English language proficiently
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
Able to prioritize, organize and coordinate patient care as specified by the primary care provider
Be able to meet physical demands and working conditions (e.g. lift at least 75 lbs with assistance)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
CNA/RNA/PSA with minimum six (6) months patient care experience in an acute hospital setting.
About the hospital 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.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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.