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 Patient Escort.
Responsible for the safe, sanitary and efficient movement of patients and specific equipment to and from clinical, ancillary, diagnostic or support service areas, in accordance with established procedures. Monitors and interacts with patients during the transport to ensure safety, well-being, comfort and confidentiality. Throughout the shift, there will be various degrees of standing, walking, reaching, bending, lifting, pushing and pulling. Work with a team in a high volume, fast paced environment. Perform other duties will be as directed.
Arrive on time at start of shift, in uniform and with ID Badge visible on shirt pocket. Adheres to Patient Escort's uniform Code throughout shift.
Return equipment to the designated areas.
Completes patient move as assigned- to the correct destination
Routinely demonstrates safe handling of patients. Operate all equipment (stretcher, wheelchair, bed & mod-chair) properly and safely. Check the equipment before use to ensure proper function. Always remain focus on the patient throughout the transport.
Maintain patient confidentiality by placing the patient's chart in a proper place and do not discuss patient information in any public areas.
Interacts with the patient throughout the patient move, while keeping the patient informed.
Checks all identifiers before moving patients. Insuring that the following information matches: text on 2-way radio, Patient ID Band (name & medical records number) and Patient's Chart.
When arriving at room or holding area, greets patient, introduce yourself and explain to patient what's about to occur.
Communicates effectively with Nursing and Test Area Techs, upon arrival and before departing with patient
Follow proper standard precaution procedures; hand washing and disinfect equipment before and after each transport. Personal Protective Equipment (gloves, mask, gown, goggles, etc.) should be worn with isolation patients.
Communicate effectively the status of the patient transport e.g. delay starts and ends, cancellation, patient in transit, and completion using the proper radio codes.
Responds in a timely manner when contacted by dispatcher via 2-way radio.
Swipes in / out through Kronos at assigned locations, using department approved procedures
Maintains level of productivity.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma Required. 2+ years relevant experience. High levels of proficiency in all areas of communication skills, customer service skills, patient care skills and detail oriented.
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.