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Lahey Health System, Inc – Burlington, MA

Welcome To

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center 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

Position Summary: Under general supervision, transports patients to and from the Radiology Department while maintaining patient safety and dignity.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Transfers patients to and from the nursing floors to the various sections of the Radiology department in a courteous, timely, and safe manner, following appropriate standards for patient transport.
  • Ensures that patients are placed safely in wheelchairs and on stretchers.
  • Transports patients according to the Hospital Travel Ticket asking for clarification from unit if necessary.
  • Establishes appropriate and effective communication with patients and/or family members in order to maintain patient comfort and safety.
  • Transfers care of patients to the appropriate Radiology personnel by entering each patients name in the appropriate logbook and speaking directly to a member of the receiving modality.
  • Follows Lahey policy on Correct Patient Identification using two patient identifiers. Verifies by matching information on each patients name band.
  • Informs the nursing station when each patient leaves the floor and is brought back.
  • Ensures that wheelchairs, stretchers and O2 tanks are properly cleaned and ready for use on a daily basis. Reports problems with equipment to the appropriate supervisory personnel in a timely manner.
  • Follows the proper procedure during emergency codes, i.e. Code 99 & Code Red and during emergencies within the Radiology Department.
  • Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles , Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities.
  • Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.
  • Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.
  • Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
  • Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
  • Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
  • Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
  • Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent

Licensure, Certification, Registration: None required

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: None required

Experience: Minimum 1-2 years of related experience.

Shift

40/Days

About Us

The Lahey Model of Careright care, right time, right placeis 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.

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