Lead Transporter

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 169184-1A
Date Posted: Jul 23, 2021
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

 

Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

 

About the Job

Position Summary:

Works closely with the supervisor on all transport activities relating to maintaining the smooth flow of assignments and equitable distribution of responsibilities for the Transport Department.  Will also assist with Service Response Center by fielding inquiries for services, create work orders and assign work orders to employees.  

Transport Duties:

  • Provide training and operational orientation for all new staff members.  Assist in ensuring staff compliance with all hospital and departmental proficiency training requirements that include, but are not limited to fire and safety, risk management, universal precaution/infection control, body mechanics, transport of patients, and oxygen handling.
  • Assists in training new employees and updating current employees regarding policies, procedure, safety, and equipment maintenance procedures.
  • Assists and instructs in the detection and correction of erroneous input to the computerized patient tracking system.
  • Assist with daily work assignments to employees based on staffing and volume of specific duties.
  • Regularly checks employees’ work for accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Completes special projects upon request of the Supervisor.
  • May be required to work various shifts, as needed, to coordinate and maintain system.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

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

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Must be able to type.
  • Must be proficient in excel, word doc, power point software programs.
  • Must be able to learn multiple software systems (EPIC / Grand PM/ etc.)High School education required.  College Education preferred. 
  • Good writing and verbal skills needed.
  • Good interpersonal skills for interacting with professional medical personnel.  Ability to provide personnel with direction and information.
  • Must be able to establish priorities.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment.
  • Well-developed telephone skills.
  • Has good working knowledge of system logistics and reporting.
  • Must have organizational skills in recordkeeping and filing functions.
  • Must be able to quickly assess situations and make sound decisions
  • Most time is spent standing or walking.  Moderate to heavy lifting may be required.