Patient Escort, First Shift

Job Description

Patient Escort, full-time, Patient Transportation, West Chester Hospital.

UC Health is hiring a full-time Patient Transport for the First shift at our West Chester Hospital.

About West Chester Hospital

West Chester Hospital provides its patients with access to the region's largest group of specialized physicians and medical providers. With a reputation for providing outstanding patient experiences and quality medical care, the hospital consistently ranks amongst the top 5% in the nation.

West Chester Hospital provides a Level III Trauma Center that delivers superior emergency and critical care, and a certified Primary Stroke Center that provides access to the subspecialty care at the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute. West Chester Hospital has also achieved Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC), and the hospital is routinely ranked among the best places to work in Ohio and Greater Cincinnati.

Unit Details :
  • Experience flexible scheduling.
  • Enjoy staffing Ratios of one PCA to 8-12 patients.
  • Experience a supportive team of co-workers.


Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities
  • Transports patients to and from the nursing units or other departments, using two patient identifiers, proper body mechanics and universal precautions. Communicates with patient's RN regarding patient needs, e.g. removal and application of oxygen. Maintains proper safety measures: call light within reach; side rails up per policy; apply and reapply restraints as delegated per RN.
  • Obtains needed supplies and equipment for units. Facilitates the maintenance of a clean, safe, and organized environment. Maintains cleanliness of transportation equipment, e.g. wheelchairs, stretchers and other areas as directed.
  • Enters appropriate information in patient flow systems. Ensures oral and written directives are effectively and efficiently completed. Interacts with internal and external customers in a respectful and courteous manner.


Qualifications

Qualifications for Patient Transport:
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Current driver's license.
  • 1-2 years of driving experience preferred.


Hours: Full -time, 36 hours/week

Shift: First Shift

Join our team as a Patient Escort in our Patient Transport department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

Join our team to BE UC Health. Be Extraordinary. Be Supported. Be Hope. Apply Today!

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.