Lead Patient Transporter

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 151933-1A
Date Posted: Oct 18, 2019
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Winchester Hospital is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by serving the dual role of directing the daily operations of the patient transporter services and regularly functioning as a transporter which supports our clinical teams in transporting our patients to various departments during their stay and upon discharge. This lead support position will have an impact on safety, patient throughput and patient satisfaction by orchestrating efficient transporting services and carefully transporting patients with empathy, respect and reassurance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

Required:  High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred: 

Experience

Required:   At least 2 years of hands on patient care and or patient transporting experience. 

Preferred:

Other Skills/Knowledge

Required:

  • Excellent skills in interpersonal relations
  • Organizational and customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and to set priorities
  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, their family members, visitors, and fellow members of the hospital team
  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team.                                   

LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:  Basic Life Support

Shift

Tuesday's 7am-430pm-Friday's 7am-430pm and every other Saturday 8am-530pm and Sunday 8am-530pm

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.