Capital Health

Escort Patient Aide

Position ID #
12600
Location
US-NJ-Trenton
Type
Part Time (Benefit Eligible)
Department
Escort
Shift
Night

Overview

Position #:  12600

Responsibilities

  • Transports patients safely and efficiently throughout the facility.
  • Identifies patients by checking identity information and medical charts to ensure the correct patient is brought to the correct area.
  • Communicates effectively to patient the purpose and method of transfer using transfer equipment.
  • Self-tests transport equipment to ensure safe handling and safe function. Removes faulty or defective equipment from service.
  • Utilizes the proper transfer techniques to ensure patient safety following CH guidelines and procedures.
  • Assists with admission, transfer or discharge of patients.
  • Seeks to improve the effectiveness of communication and interactions with others.
  • Performs inventory supply assessment on a regular schedule. Assures items are placed in their correct location and rotates inventory to avoid expired or incorrect picks of supplies. Out of date supplies are removed from inventory.
  • Observes patients carefully for significant changes as needed.
  • Documents observations and activities of observed patients on appropriate records and documents. Reports findings to RN.

 

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • No previous work experience required.
  • Proficient in English and verbal and written communication skills. 

 

  • Frequent physical demands include: Sitting , Standing , Walking , Climbing (e.g., stairs or ladders) , Carry objects , Push/Pull , Twisting , Bending , Reaching forward , Reaching overhead , Squat/kneel/crawl , Wrist position deviation , Pinching/fine motor activities , Keyboard use/repetitive motion
  • Occasional physical demands include:
  • Continuous physical demands include:
  • Lifting Floor to Waist 80 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above 80 lbs.

Our Network

Offers are contingent upon successful completion of our onboarding process and pre-employment physical.  Capital Health will require all applicants (including contractors, travelers and consultants) to have an annual flu vaccine and to have a completed COVID-19 vaccine prior to start date, with the exception of individuals with medical and religious exemptions.

"Company will never ask candidates for social security numbers or date of birth during application phase. If you are asked for this information online, you may be a target for identity theft."

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