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Patient Escort/Messenger / Per Diem Evening / BWH Central Transport

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, MA
11 days ago
Boston, MA
11 days ago
Description
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Patient Escort/Messenger / Per Diem Evening / BWH Central Transport3146064

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:


Central Transport Service provides safe, courteous, and timely “patient centered” transport of patients, patient
equipment and patient related items throughout Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Escort Transporters spend most of
their day managing the more challenging transport assignments, training staff, reporting and /or referring all complex or
unresolved issues to the supervisors and completing general escort responsibilities.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Transports patients in stretchers, beds or wheelchairs to the test sites for testing and back to their rooms once the test is
completed. Demonstrates knowledge of hospital systems and procedures, location of all departments, treatment areas
and other patient services. Transports specimens to the lab, as required and transport patients to lobby areas upon
discharges.
- Receive assignments via Pagers and two way phones from dispatchers or supervisors. Enter pickups and completion of
assignments in the bed system by using the telephony systems as trained
- Responds to simple patient requests, communicating more complex needs to the RN. Provides supportive customer
service, functioning as part of the patient care team and demonstrating appropriate behavior in interactions with staff,
patients and visitors.
- Uses germicidal wipes and disposable gloves to disinfect transport equipment prior to patient transport and at the
completion of the assignment.
- Follows infection control guidelines and safety protocols when transporting patients and patient equipment.
- Follow proper safety protocol when assigned to pick up patients from the Helipad.
- Transports, cleans, tags and returns to designated storage area: IV poles, monitors, wheelchairs, stretchers, pumps,
scales, lift and other patient equipment as directed by supervisor
- Maintains neatness and organization of work and storage areas. Collects, disinfects and stores transport and patient
equipment.

• High School diploma or equivalent.


• 1 year experience as an escort at BWH preferred. 


• Ability to speak, read, and write English.


• Ability to stand, carry, push and pull 50-80 lbs.




SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:



• Ability to operate elevator, radios, pagers, and other equipment in a professional manner


• Ability to perfom keyboard


• Ability to operate equipment including beds, stretchers, etc.



Acheivment Motivation(Looks to make things systemically better.)


Sets Priorities based upon looking at all alternatives and then determining the best potential outcome.



Concern for Order(Pays attention to details and organizes them.)


Develops and uses systems to organize and keep track of information.



Self Confidence(Presents self impressively and with a positive outlook.)


States own position clearly and confidently  at all times.



Analytical Thinking(Understands and applies problem solving techniques.)


Uses several techniques to identify /break apart complex problems to reach a conclusion.



Future Thinking(Thinks ahead to act on future needs or prevent problems.)


Continuously thinks of ways to avoid problems beforehand.



Information Seeking(Gathers information  for self and/or others)


Continuously pursues information from a variety of sources and individuals to improve decision-making.



Developing Others(Looks to develop skills and behaviors of others.)


Gives specific feedback on performance, expresses positive expectations for future performance, and gives direction or demonstrations with reasons or rationale.



Customer Service Focus(Acts on behalf of the patient/customer)


Seeks information  about the real, underlying needs of the customers/patients, and matches products and/ or services to those needs.



Inquiry(Seeks to understand what others are saying, feeling and thinking.)


Responds to people’s concerns by altering own behavior in a helpful, responsive way.



Teamwork & Cooperation(Looks to achieve results as a team and generally respects other team members.)


Promotes a friendly climate, good morale and cooperation for all team members and co-workers.




WORKING CONDITIONS:



Work requires prolonged walking, standing, and pushing patient transportation vehicles. Lifting and guiding patients onto transportation vehicles with assistance of other personnel.


Office working conditions are clean and well-lighted, in a reasonably quiet and professional environment. Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a fragrance control environment.



 

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
BWH Boston Main Campus02115EnviroServ/HouseKeep/Transport - Other
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PATIENT TRANSPORT ASSOCIATE - M/W/F 36 hours

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, MA
3 days ago
Boston, MA
3 days ago
*The schedule for this position is MWF 11:00AM-11:30PM.
A full-time day shift (M-F; 7:00-3:30) training period is required for the first 2 weeks of employment
Under the general direction of the Administrative Manager, the incumbent is responsible for transport of patients, specimens and errands to other units, special study areas and laboratories throughout the hospital complex; Incumbent retrieves ED equipment from patient care units and is responsible for internal ED patient transport.
*Please see below for job description:
GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
Under the general direction of the Operations Manager, the incumbent is responsible for transport of patients, specimens and errands to other units, special study areas and laboratories throughout the hospital complex; Incumbent retrieves ED equipment from patient care units and is responsible for internal ED patient transport.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Transports patients to inpatient units, clinics and special study areas.
Delivers specimens to those laboratories not on the pneumatic tube system
Transports deceased patients to the Morgue.
Retrieves and tracks equipment owned by Emergency Department and ambulance companies.
Runs errands as needed by clinical and Administrative Staff.
Provides internal transport/escort of patients within the Emergency Department.
Responsible for acknowledging and reporting an emergency situation, moving and lifting patients, being familiar with the operation of the oxygen tanks, recognizing other equipment and understanding special needs of pediatric patients and those in traction.
Counts and checks condition of Emergency Department stretchers. Transports broken stretchers to Metal Shop for repair.
Ensures each stretcher has a full oxygen tank in each basket. Patrols ED and removes empty oxygen tanks to appropriate storage.
Transports used code carts to Exchange Room and delivers replacement code cart.
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
Ability to read, speak, and follow oral and written instructions in English.
Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Ability to push, pull and move patients up to 300 pounds.
Ability to lift items weighing 50 pounds.
Qualifications
High School Diploma or Equivalent required
Successful completion of on-the-job orientation and training.
Working knowledge of Safety, Universal Precaution, and OSHA guidelines.
EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Partner's Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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Patient Escort/Messenger / 35 Hours rotating / Days BWH Central Transport

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, MA
11 days ago
Boston, MA
11 days ago
Description
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Patient Escort/Messenger / 35 Hours rotating / Days BWH Central Transport3146077
GENERAL SUMMARY
 
Central Transport Service provides safe, courteous, and timely “patient centered” transport of patients, patient equipment and patient related items throughout Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Escort Transporters spend most of their day managing the more challenging transport assignments, training staff, reporting and /or refering all complex or unresolved issues to the supervisors and completing general escort responsibilities.
 

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 
 
  • Transports patients in stretchers, beds or wheelchairs to the test sites for testing and back to their rooms once the test is completed.  Demonstrates knowledge of hospital systems and procedures, location of all departments, treatment areas and other patient services. Transports specimens to the lab, as required and transport patients to lobby areas upon discharges.
     
  • Receive assignments via Pagers and two way phones from dispatchers or supervisors. Enter pick ups and completion of assignments in the bed system by using the telephony systems as trained
     
  • Responds to simple patient requests, communicating more complex needs to the RN.  Provides supportive customer service, functioning as part of the patient care team and demonstrating appropriate behavior in interactions with staff, patients and visitors.
     
  1. Uses germicidal wipes and disposable gloves to disinfect transport equipment prior to patient transport and at the completion of the assignment.
     
  • Follows infection control guidelines and safety protocols when transporting patients and patient equipment.
     
  • Follow proper safety protocol when assigned to pick up patients from the Helipad.
     
  • Transports, cleans, tags and returns to designated storage area: IV poles, monitors, wheelchairs, stretchers, pumps, scales, lift and other patient equipment as directed by supervisor
     
  • Maintains neatness and organization of work and storage areas.  Collects, disinfects and stores transport and patient equipment. 
     

 


 

• High School diploma or equivalent.


• 1 year experience as an excort at BWH.


• Ability to speak, read, and write English.


• Ability to stand, carry, push and pull 50-80 lbs.




SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:



• Ability to operate elevator, radios, pagers, and other equipment in a professional manner


• Ability to perfom keyboard


• Ability to operate equipment including beds, stretchers, etc.



Acheivment Motivation(Looks to make things systemically better.)


Sets Priorities based upon looking at all alternatives and then determining the best potential outcome.



Concern for Order(Pays attention to details and organizes them.)


Develops and uses systems to organize and keep track of information.



Self Confidence(Presents self impressively and with a positive outlook.)


States own position clearly and confidently  at all times.



Analytical Thinking(Understands and applies problem solving techniques.)


Uses several techniques to identify /break apart complex problems to reach a conclusion.



Future Thinking(Thinks ahead to act on future needs or prevent problems.)


Continuously thinks of ways to avoid problems beforehand.



Information Seeking(Gathers information  for self and/or others)


Continuously pursues information from a variety of sources and individuals to improve decision-making.



Developing Others(Looks to develop skills and behaviors of others.)


Gives specific feedback on performance, expresses positive expectations for future performance, and gives direction or demonstrations with reasons or rationale.



Customer Service Focus(Acts on behalf of the patient/customer)


Seeks information  about the real, underlying needs of the customers/patients, and matches products and/ or services to those needs.



Inquiry(Seeks to understand what others are saying, feeling and thinking.)


Responds to people’s concerns by altering own behavior in a helpful, responsive way.



Teamwork & Cooperation(Looks to achieve results as a team and generally respects other team members.)


Promotes a friendly climate, good morale and cooperation for all team members and co-workers.




WORKING CONDITIONS:



Work requires prolonged walking, standing, and pushing patient transportation vehicles. Lifting and guiding patients onto transportation vehicles with assistance of other personnel.


Office working conditions are clean and well-lighted, in a reasonably quiet and professional environment. Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a fragrance control environment.



 

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
BWH Boston Main Campus02115EnviroServ/HouseKeep/Transport - Other
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PATIENT TRANSPORT ASSOCIATE / 24 hours / Weekend Nights / Fri -Su 11p-730a

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, MA
3 days ago
Boston, MA
3 days ago
*The schedule for this position is Fri -SU 11:00PM-7:30AM.
A full-time day shift (M-F; 7:00-3:30) training period is required for the first 2 weeks of employment
Under the general direction of the Administrative Manager, the incumbent is responsible for transport of patients, specimens and errands to other units, special study areas and laboratories throughout the hospital complex; Incumbent retrieves ED equipment from patient care units and is responsible for internal ED patient transport.
*Please see below for job description:
GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
Under the general direction of the Operations Manager, the incumbent is responsible for transport of patients, specimens and errands to other units, special study areas and laboratories throughout the hospital complex; Incumbent retrieves ED equipment from patient care units and is responsible for internal ED patient transport.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Transports patients to inpatient units, clinics and special study areas.
Delivers specimens to those laboratories not on the pneumatic tube system
Transports deceased patients to the Morgue.
Retrieves and tracks equipment owned by Emergency Department and ambulance companies.
Runs errands as needed by clinical and Administrative Staff.
Provides internal transport/escort of patients within the Emergency Department.
Responsible for acknowledging and reporting an emergency situation, moving and lifting patients, being familiar with the operation of the oxygen tanks, recognizing other equipment and understanding special needs of pediatric patients and those in traction.
Counts and checks condition of Emergency Department stretchers. Transports broken stretchers to Metal Shop for repair.
Ensures each stretcher has a full oxygen tank in each basket. Patrols ED and removes empty oxygen tanks to appropriate storage.
Transports used code carts to Exchange Room and delivers replacement code cart.
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
Ability to read, speak, and follow oral and written instructions in English.
Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Ability to push, pull and move patients up to 300 pounds.
Ability to lift items weighing 50 pounds.
Qualifications
High School Diploma or Equivalent required
Successful completion of on-the-job orientation and training.
Working knowledge of Safety, Universal Precaution, and OSHA guidelines.
EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Partner's Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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Patient Escort/Messenger / 40 Hours rotating / Days BWH Central Transport

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, MA
11 days ago
Boston, MA
11 days ago
Description
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Patient Escort/Messenger / 40 Hours rotating / Days BWH Central Transport3146076
GENERAL SUMMARY
 
Central Transport Service provides safe, courteous, and timely “patient centered” transport of patients, patient equipment and patient related items throughout Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Escort Transporters spend most of their day managing the more challenging transport assignments, training staff, reporting and /or refering all complex or unresolved issues to the supervisors and completing general escort responsibilities.
 

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 
 
  • Transports patients in stretchers, beds or wheelchairs to the test sites for testing and back to their rooms once the test is completed.  Demonstrates knowledge of hospital systems and procedures, location of all departments, treatment areas and other patient services. Transports specimens to the lab, as required and transport patients to lobby areas upon discharges.
     
  • Receive assignments via Pagers and two way phones from dispatchers or supervisors. Enter pick ups and completion of assignments in the bed system by using the telephony systems as trained
     
  • Responds to simple patient requests, communicating more complex needs to the RN.  Provides supportive customer service, functioning as part of the patient care team and demonstrating appropriate behavior in interactions with staff, patients and visitors.
     
  1. Uses germicidal wipes and disposable gloves to disinfect transport equipment prior to patient transport and at the completion of the assignment.
     
  • Follows infection control guidelines and safety protocols when transporting patients and patient equipment.
     
  • Follow proper safety protocol when assigned to pick up patients from the Helipad.
     
  • Transports, cleans, tags and returns to designated storage area: IV poles, monitors, wheelchairs, stretchers, pumps, scales, lift and other patient equipment as directed by supervisor
     
  • Maintains neatness and organization of work and storage areas.  Collects, disinfects and stores transport and patient equipment. 
     

 


 

• High School diploma or equivalent.


• 1 year experience as an excort at BWH.


• Ability to speak, read, and write English.


• Ability to stand, carry, push and pull 50-80 lbs.




SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:



• Ability to operate elevator, radios, pagers, and other equipment in a professional manner


• Ability to perfom keyboard


• Ability to operate equipment including beds, stretchers, etc.



Acheivment Motivation(Looks to make things systemically better.)


Sets Priorities based upon looking at all alternatives and then determining the best potential outcome.



Concern for Order(Pays attention to details and organizes them.)


Develops and uses systems to organize and keep track of information.



Self Confidence(Presents self impressively and with a positive outlook.)


States own position clearly and confidently  at all times.



Analytical Thinking(Understands and applies problem solving techniques.)


Uses several techniques to identify /break apart complex problems to reach a conclusion.



Future Thinking(Thinks ahead to act on future needs or prevent problems.)


Continuously thinks of ways to avoid problems beforehand.



Information Seeking(Gathers information  for self and/or others)


Continuously pursues information from a variety of sources and individuals to improve decision-making.



Developing Others(Looks to develop skills and behaviors of others.)


Gives specific feedback on performance, expresses positive expectations for future performance, and gives direction or demonstrations with reasons or rationale.



Customer Service Focus(Acts on behalf of the patient/customer)


Seeks information  about the real, underlying needs of the customers/patients, and matches products and/ or services to those needs.



Inquiry(Seeks to understand what others are saying, feeling and thinking.)


Responds to people’s concerns by altering own behavior in a helpful, responsive way.



Teamwork & Cooperation(Looks to achieve results as a team and generally respects other team members.)


Promotes a friendly climate, good morale and cooperation for all team members and co-workers.




WORKING CONDITIONS:



Work requires prolonged walking, standing, and pushing patient transportation vehicles. Lifting and guiding patients onto transportation vehicles with assistance of other personnel.


Office working conditions are clean and well-lighted, in a reasonably quiet and professional environment. Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a fragrance control environment.



 

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
BWH Boston Main Campus02115EnviroServ/HouseKeep/Transport - Other
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PATIENT TRANSPORT ASSOCIATE -Tuesday/Thursday 24 hours

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, MA
3 days ago
Boston, MA
3 days ago
*The schedule for this position is Tuesday/Thursday10:00AM-10:30PM.
A full-time day shift (M-F; 7:00-3:30) training period is required for the first 2 weeks of employment
Under the general direction of the Administrative Manager, the incumbent is responsible for transport of patients, specimens and errands to other units, special study areas and laboratories throughout the hospital complex; Incumbent retrieves ED equipment from patient care units and is responsible for internal ED patient transport.
*Please see below for job description:
GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
Under the general direction of the Operations Manager, the incumbent is responsible for transport of patients, specimens and errands to other units, special study areas and laboratories throughout the hospital complex; Incumbent retrieves ED equipment from patient care units and is responsible for internal ED patient transport.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Transports patients to inpatient units, clinics and special study areas.
Delivers specimens to those laboratories not on the pneumatic tube system
Transports deceased patients to the Morgue.
Retrieves and tracks equipment owned by Emergency Department and ambulance companies.
Runs errands as needed by clinical and Administrative Staff.
Provides internal transport/escort of patients within the Emergency Department.
Responsible for acknowledging and reporting an emergency situation, moving and lifting patients, being familiar with the operation of the oxygen tanks, recognizing other equipment and understanding special needs of pediatric patients and those in traction.
Counts and checks condition of Emergency Department stretchers. Transports broken stretchers to Metal Shop for repair.
Ensures each stretcher has a full oxygen tank in each basket. Patrols ED and removes empty oxygen tanks to appropriate storage.
Transports used code carts to Exchange Room and delivers replacement code cart.
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
Ability to read, speak, and follow oral and written instructions in English.
Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Ability to push, pull and move patients up to 300 pounds.
Ability to lift items weighing 50 pounds.
Qualifications
High School Diploma or Equivalent required
Successful completion of on-the-job orientation and training.
Working knowledge of Safety, Universal Precaution, and OSHA guidelines.
EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Partner's Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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Patient Escort/Messenger / Per Diem Day Shift / BWH Central Transport

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, MA
11 days ago
Boston, MA
11 days ago
Description
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Patient Escort/Messenger / Per Diem Day Shift / BWH Central Transport3146071
GENERAL SUMMARY
 
Central Transport Service provides safe, courteous, and timely “patient centered” transport of patients, patient equipment and patient related items throughout Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Escort Transporters spend most of their day managing the more challenging transport assignments, training staff, reporting and /or refering all complex or unresolved issues to the supervisors and completing general escort responsibilities.
 

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 
 
  • Transports patients in stretchers, beds or wheelchairs to the test sites for testing and back to their rooms once the test is completed.  Demonstrates knowledge of hospital systems and procedures, location of all departments, treatment areas and other patient services. Transports specimens to the lab, as required and transport patients to lobby areas upon discharges.
     
  • Receive assignments via Pagers and two way phones from dispatchers or supervisors. Enter pick ups and completion of assignments in the bed system by using the telephony systems as trained
     
  • Responds to simple patient requests, communicating more complex needs to the RN.  Provides supportive customer service, functioning as part of the patient care team and demonstrating appropriate behavior in interactions with staff, patients and visitors.
     
  1. Uses germicidal wipes and disposable gloves to disinfect transport equipment prior to patient transport and at the completion of the assignment.
     
  • Follows infection control guidelines and safety protocols when transporting patients and patient equipment.
     
  • Follow proper safety protocol when assigned to pick up patients from the Helipad.
     
  • Transports, cleans, tags and returns to designated storage area: IV poles, monitors, wheelchairs, stretchers, pumps, scales, lift and other patient equipment as directed by supervisor
     
  • Maintains neatness and organization of work and storage areas.  Collects, disinfects and stores transport and patient equipment. 

• High School diploma or equivalent.


• 1 year experience as an excort at BWH.


• Ability to speak, read, and write English.


• Ability to stand, carry, push and pull 50-80 lbs.




SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:



• Ability to operate elevator, radios, pagers, and other equipment in a professional manner


• Ability to perfom keyboard


• Ability to operate equipment including beds, stretchers, etc.



Acheivment Motivation(Looks to make things systemically better.)


Sets Priorities based upon looking at all alternatives and then determining the best potential outcome.



Concern for Order(Pays attention to details and organizes them.)


Develops and uses systems to organize and keep track of information.



Self Confidence(Presents self impressively and with a positive outlook.)


States own position clearly and confidently  at all times.



Analytical Thinking(Understands and applies problem solving techniques.)


Uses several techniques to identify /break apart complex problems to reach a conclusion.



Future Thinking(Thinks ahead to act on future needs or prevent problems.)


Continuously thinks of ways to avoid problems beforehand.



Information Seeking(Gathers information  for self and/or others)


Continuously pursues information from a variety of sources and individuals to improve decision-making.



Developing Others(Looks to develop skills and behaviors of others.)


Gives specific feedback on performance, expresses positive expectations for future performance, and gives direction or demonstrations with reasons or rationale.



Customer Service Focus(Acts on behalf of the patient/customer)


Seeks information  about the real, underlying needs of the customers/patients, and matches products and/ or services to those needs.



Inquiry(Seeks to understand what others are saying, feeling and thinking.)


Responds to people’s concerns by altering own behavior in a helpful, responsive way.



Teamwork & Cooperation(Looks to achieve results as a team and generally respects other team members.)


Promotes a friendly climate, good morale and cooperation for all team members and co-workers.




WORKING CONDITIONS:



Work requires prolonged walking, standing, and pushing patient transportation vehicles. Lifting and guiding patients onto transportation vehicles with assistance of other personnel.


Office working conditions are clean and well-lighted, in a reasonably quiet and professional environment. Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a fragrance control environment.



 

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
BWH Boston Main Campus02115EnviroServ/HouseKeep/Transport - Other
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PATIENT TRANSPORT ASSOCIATE - Mon- Fri 3p-11:30p

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, MA
3 days ago
Boston, MA
3 days ago
*The schedule for this position is Mon- Fri 3:00PM-11:30PM.
A full-time day shift (M-F; 7:00-3:30) training period is required for the first 2 weeks of employment
Under the general direction of the Administrative Manager, the incumbent is responsible for transport of patients, specimens and errands to other units, special study areas and laboratories throughout the hospital complex; Incumbent retrieves ED equipment from patient care units and is responsible for internal ED patient transport.
*Please see below for job description:
GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
Under the general direction of the Operations Manager, the incumbent is responsible for transport of patients, specimens and errands to other units, special study areas and laboratories throughout the hospital complex; Incumbent retrieves ED equipment from patient care units and is responsible for internal ED patient transport.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Transports patients to inpatient units, clinics and special study areas.
Delivers specimens to those laboratories not on the pneumatic tube system
Transports deceased patients to the Morgue.
Retrieves and tracks equipment owned by Emergency Department and ambulance companies.
Runs errands as needed by clinical and Administrative Staff.
Provides internal transport/escort of patients within the Emergency Department.
Responsible for acknowledging and reporting an emergency situation, moving and lifting patients, being familiar with the operation of the oxygen tanks, recognizing other equipment and understanding special needs of pediatric patients and those in traction.
Counts and checks condition of Emergency Department stretchers. Transports broken stretchers to Metal Shop for repair.
Ensures each stretcher has a full oxygen tank in each basket. Patrols ED and removes empty oxygen tanks to appropriate storage.
Transports used code carts to Exchange Room and delivers replacement code cart.
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
Ability to read, speak, and follow oral and written instructions in English.
Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Ability to push, pull and move patients up to 300 pounds.
Ability to lift items weighing 50 pounds.
Qualifications
High School Diploma or Equivalent required
Successful completion of on-the-job orientation and training.
Working knowledge of Safety, Universal Precaution, and OSHA guidelines.
EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Partner's Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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PATIENT TRANSPORT ASSOCIATE - Sa/Su 7:00am-3:30pm

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, MA
3 days ago
Boston, MA
3 days ago
*The schedule for this position is SA-SU 7:00AM-3:30PM.
A full-time day shift (M-F; 7:00-3:30) training period is required for the first 2 weeks of employment
Under the general direction of the Administrative Manager, the incumbent is responsible for transport of patients, specimens and errands to other units, special study areas and laboratories throughout the hospital complex; Incumbent retrieves ED equipment from patient care units and is responsible for internal ED patient transport.
*Please see below for job description:
GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
Under the general direction of the Operations Manager, the incumbent is responsible for transport of patients, specimens and errands to other units, special study areas and laboratories throughout the hospital complex; Incumbent retrieves ED equipment from patient care units and is responsible for internal ED patient transport.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Transports patients to inpatient units, clinics and special study areas.
Delivers specimens to those laboratories not on the pneumatic tube system
Transports deceased patients to the Morgue.
Retrieves and tracks equipment owned by Emergency Department and ambulance companies.
Runs errands as needed by clinical and Administrative Staff.
Provides internal transport/escort of patients within the Emergency Department.
Responsible for acknowledging and reporting an emergency situation, moving and lifting patients, being familiar with the operation of the oxygen tanks, recognizing other equipment and understanding special needs of pediatric patients and those in traction.
Counts and checks condition of Emergency Department stretchers. Transports broken stretchers to Metal Shop for repair.
Ensures each stretcher has a full oxygen tank in each basket. Patrols ED and removes empty oxygen tanks to appropriate storage.
Transports used code carts to Exchange Room and delivers replacement code cart.
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
Ability to read, speak, and follow oral and written instructions in English.
Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Ability to push, pull and move patients up to 300 pounds.
Ability to lift items weighing 50 pounds.
Qualifications
High School Diploma or Equivalent required
Successful completion of on-the-job orientation and training.
Working knowledge of Safety, Universal Precaution, and OSHA guidelines.
EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Partner's Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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11 days ago

Description

Description
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Patient Escort/Messenger / Per Diem Evening / BWH Central Transport3146064

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:


Central Transport Service provides safe, courteous, and timely “patient centered” transport of patients, patient
equipment and patient related items throughout Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Escort Transporters spend most of
their day managing the more challenging transport assignments, training staff, reporting and /or referring all complex or
unresolved issues to the supervisors and completing general escort responsibilities.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Transports patients in stretchers, beds or wheelchairs to the test sites for testing and back to their rooms once the test is
completed. Demonstrates knowledge of hospital systems and procedures, location of all departments, treatment areas
and other patient services. Transports specimens to the lab, as required and transport patients to lobby areas upon
discharges.
- Receive assignments via Pagers and two way phones from dispatchers or supervisors. Enter pickups and completion of
assignments in the bed system by using the telephony systems as trained
- Responds to simple patient requests, communicating more complex needs to the RN. Provides supportive customer
service, functioning as part of the patient care team and demonstrating appropriate behavior in interactions with staff,
patients and visitors.
- Uses germicidal wipes and disposable gloves to disinfect transport equipment prior to patient transport and at the
completion of the assignment.
- Follows infection control guidelines and safety protocols when transporting patients and patient equipment.
- Follow proper safety protocol when assigned to pick up patients from the Helipad.
- Transports, cleans, tags and returns to designated storage area: IV poles, monitors, wheelchairs, stretchers, pumps,
scales, lift and other patient equipment as directed by supervisor
- Maintains neatness and organization of work and storage areas. Collects, disinfects and stores transport and patient
equipment.

• High School diploma or equivalent.


• 1 year experience as an escort at BWH preferred. 


• Ability to speak, read, and write English.


• Ability to stand, carry, push and pull 50-80 lbs.




SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:



• Ability to operate elevator, radios, pagers, and other equipment in a professional manner


• Ability to perfom keyboard


• Ability to operate equipment including beds, stretchers, etc.



Acheivment Motivation(Looks to make things systemically better.)


Sets Priorities based upon looking at all alternatives and then determining the best potential outcome.



Concern for Order(Pays attention to details and organizes them.)


Develops and uses systems to organize and keep track of information.



Self Confidence(Presents self impressively and with a positive outlook.)


States own position clearly and confidently  at all times.



Analytical Thinking(Understands and applies problem solving techniques.)


Uses several techniques to identify /break apart complex problems to reach a conclusion.



Future Thinking(Thinks ahead to act on future needs or prevent problems.)


Continuously thinks of ways to avoid problems beforehand.



Information Seeking(Gathers information  for self and/or others)


Continuously pursues information from a variety of sources and individuals to improve decision-making.



Developing Others(Looks to develop skills and behaviors of others.)


Gives specific feedback on performance, expresses positive expectations for future performance, and gives direction or demonstrations with reasons or rationale.



Customer Service Focus(Acts on behalf of the patient/customer)


Seeks information  about the real, underlying needs of the customers/patients, and matches products and/ or services to those needs.



Inquiry(Seeks to understand what others are saying, feeling and thinking.)


Responds to people’s concerns by altering own behavior in a helpful, responsive way.



Teamwork & Cooperation(Looks to achieve results as a team and generally respects other team members.)


Promotes a friendly climate, good morale and cooperation for all team members and co-workers.




WORKING CONDITIONS:



Work requires prolonged walking, standing, and pushing patient transportation vehicles. Lifting and guiding patients onto transportation vehicles with assistance of other personnel.


Office working conditions are clean and well-lighted, in a reasonably quiet and professional environment. Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a fragrance control environment.



 

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
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Source: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

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Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Massachusetts General Hospital, a leading medical center located in the heart of Boston, is consistently ranked among the top hospitals in America. Mass General is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, where nearly all of our staff physicians serve on the faculty. Mass General trains the next generation of medical and scientific leaders and conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the United States.

We are committed to delivering the most advanced and compassionate care, pushing the boundaries of medicine, educating the next generation of care providers and researchers, and making a difference in the health of the communities we serve – locally and around the world.

Company Size

10,000 employees or more

Founded

1811