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Providence Transport & Logistics Center Technician in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Transport and Logistics Technician (Transport And Logistics, Variable , 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Under guidance of clinical staff, responsible for independently transporting inpatients via wheelchair, stretcher or bed, to and from clinical, ancillary and support departments throughout PAMC. Transporter carries the "transport phone" to alert nursing staff of any notifications from the monitoring studio, if patient being transported is on telemetry. Ensures a "Ticket to Ride" is provided by nursing staff, prior to initiating transfer.

  • Communicate effectively with the RN or other caregivers regarding patient issues and equipment. Utilize the "hand off" communication tool in SBAR format. Communicate in a compassionate and professional manner with all staff, patients, families, providers, and visitors.

  • Report problematic and unusual circumstances in a timely and consistent manner to primary RN, as applicable.

  • Under direct supervision and guidance of clinical staff, responsible for assisting with complex lifts defined as total body transfers. Responsible for assisting clinical staff with turning/proning/positioning patients in the intensive care units.

  • Support hospital Safe Patient Handling & Mobility initiatives by practicing minimal manual lifting in daily practice. Resource for clinical staff and coworkers providing mentoring and support on Safe Patient Handling & Mobility equipment and practices. Ensure patient safety during transport and lifts by using proper equipment and safety techniques.

  • Respond to emergent situations in a timely manner to assist as needed. Primary respondent for all in-house codes performing chest compressions on adult and pediatric patients.

  • Manage workflow and respond to unit requests for services utilizing EPIC Transport & Rover system. Responsible for maintaining accuracy with the system and communicating any delays or cancellations in requests to appropriate unit staff.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • One (1) year experience in a Customer Service position/field.

  • Must complete BLS certification within six (6) months

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Six (6) months working in health care with patient contact

About Providence Alaska Medical Center:

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 272779

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