NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Environmental Escort Associate.
The Environmental Escort Associate is responsible for housekeeping and patient transport functions to include maintaining a clean sanitary work environment for our patients, visitors and co-workers, and the responsibility for the safe, sanitary and efficient movement of patients and specific equipment to and from clinical, ancillary, diagnostic or support service areas throughout the Medical Center.
Performs and completes all housekeeping and waste attendant duties as per Departmental policies and procedures.
Maintains a clean and safe work environment and keeps all housekeeping equipment clean, and organized to Departmental standard.
Performs Patient Transport trips as per NYU Langone and Departmental specific policies and procedures
Performs all Housekeeping and Patient Transport duties in a safe manner, returns any and all equipment to designated areas and keeps the patient needs first.
Routinely demonstrates safe handling of patients when performing and completing Patient Transport trips.
Maintains patient confidentiality as per NYU Langone policies and procedures.
Performs Patient Transport departmental sixty second inspection and double identification when performing patient transport trips.
Ensures proper handoff is performed upon arrival to and from patient unit or test site.
Follows proper standard precaution procedures and handwashing protocol as per Departmental policies and procedures.
Effectively communicates and provides Patient Transport status updates i.e... Delays, cancelations, postponements, etc.
Follows NYU time keeping policies and procedures.
Ensures and communicates to Management and dispatch of all issues, concerns or unsafe conditions impacting Housekeeping and Patient Transport operations.
Arrives on time and in uniform as per Departmental policies and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High school diploma or GED
Preferred Qualifications: 2 years of experience in related field
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital- Brooklyn's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
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About NYU Langone Medical Center
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.