Transports patients using appropriate equipment. Carries out all administrative tasks assigned by director of Surgical Services. Performs receptionist duties as needed. Position demands working in a fast paced, high stress environment with frequent interruptions.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :
1. Patient care/Transports patients.
Transports patients utilizing the appropriate mode of transportation, indicated on the exam requisition.
Notifies nursing staff of patient location, signing patients in/out appropriately.
Monitors patients general health while transporting, reporting any significant change in patient condition.
Displays good communication skills with patients, families, and co workers. Maintains confidentiality of all patient information at all times.
Performs CPR in accordance with established standards of the American Heart Association. Implements code blue procedure when necessary.
Demonstrates the knowledge necessary to provide appropriate care for patients of all age groups, from infant toddlers, adolescents, child bearing females to the elderly in a kind, considerate and professional manner.
2. Imaging film processing
Processes imaging film using automatic processing system.
Anticipates processing needs of technologist, by being aware of patients exam status
Always follows preventative maintenance procedures on all equipment, operates and maintains equipment according to manufactures specification.
Cleans cassettes, as needed.
3. Performs other department related duties as needed .
Performs minor equipment repairs and up keep.
Participates in informal training programs and in services
Transports patients as needed.
4. Communication / Public Relations/Customer Service
Understands own role in organization regarding customer service. Demonstrates sensitivity when communicating with visitors, patients, physicians, and co workers.
Consistently communicates verbally and non verbally in a manner that demonstrates a positive and cooperative attitude.
All phone communications will be performed in a kind, considerate, and professional manner, answered with Surgery (identifying self) may I help you, or would you hold please?
5. Follows and adheres to facility and departments guidelines(policies/procedures.)
Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
Attends or fulfils requirements for all mandatory hospital in services to include annual education, safety up date and training by anniversary date.
Attends at least 80% of department meetings on a regular basis.
Will keep director/supervisor informed of potential problems.
Adheres to attendance policy, will not have excessive unexcused absences, or tardiness.(familiar with policy/procedure.)
Consistently adheres to department/hospital dress code policy.
Notifies the appropriate personnel of supply/equipment needs.
Regularly reviews hospital information and/or attends educational activities related to safety and injury prevention.
Demonstrates adherence to universal precautions, aseptic techniques, and radiation safety, utilizing proper cautions.
6. Quality Performance
Demonstrates an on going knowledge of , and participation in the department based Quality and Performance Improvement Program.
Demonstrates an on going knowledge of hospital performance/Process Improvement plan and participates as a team member.
Is alert to potential improvement opportunities.
7. Professional Development
Maintains and increase standards of performance and education.
Takes initiative to increase job knowledge through additional training, cross training skill development and/or continuing education.
Maintains continuing education requirements to remain compliant with licensure/certification where applicable
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES :
Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and Round Rock Medical Center. Good communication skills, verbal and written, able to type 40 wpm, Position requires the ability to transport, lift, and position patients of all ages, and sizes.
Familiar with medical terminology
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE :
Required: High school diploma/GED, minimum of 1 year experience in the medical field.
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