Ascension Health Patient Assistant / Saint Thomas West D&T Bldg / FT Rotating in Nashville, Tennessee

Job ID: 227429

Patient Assistant / Saint Thomas West D&T Bldg / FT Rotating

Nashville, Tennessee

Regular/Rotating

Additional Job Information

Title: Patient Assistant

City, State: Nashville,TN

Location: Saint Thomas West D&T Bldg

Department: Patient Transportation 001

Additional Job Details: FT Rotating

Job Description

Job Summary:

Transports patients, specimens and equipment throughout the facility.

Responsibilities:

  • Transports patients via wheelchair, stretcher or bed to designated sites as requested, including patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips, monitors and other equipment.

  • Assists patients with entering and exiting vehicles, including transfer from or to wheelchairs or stretchers.

  • Delivers equipment and specimens to requesting staff or department. May assist staff with removal of deceased bodies from units and transport to morgue.

  • Greets and provides information and direction to patients and visitors.

  • Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: A. Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life.B. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life.C. Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership.D. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.E. Creativity - Courageous Innovation.F. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.

  • Delivers equipment and specimens to requesting department.

  • Maintains transportation equipment in good working order. All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • One or more of the following:

  • Heart Saver AED credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • High School diploma or GED

Work Experience:

  • None required

How To Apply

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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