ED Transport / Sitter Assistant - ER Service Line (FT - days / nights) - #494820
Huntsville Hospital Health System
Date: 10/14/2021 11:01 AM
City: Woodville, Alabama
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
Provides assistance by transporting patients within the department, to nursing units and to ancillary departments. In partnership with nursing, assists in providing 1:1 direct observation of patients on suicide precautions
Education/Licensure/Certifications: High school diploma or GED required.
Additional Skills/Abilities: Must have excellent communication skills with the ability to work in a fast paced environment and changing tasks frequently. Must be familiar with emergency procedures, legal requirements and standard nursing procedures. Must be able to sit for long periods of time. Must be certified in BLS for Healthcare Providers. BLS for Healthcare Providers must be obtained in the orientation period. Knowledge of hospital forms and patient identification equipment preferred. Must have a working knowledge of medical terminology. Must exhibit the ability to work with people from diverse socio-economic backgrounds; to organize, set priorities and manage multiple priorities, and to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
Experience: Prior medical and/or customer service experience preferred. Previous patient care preferred
Highlights of our hospitals
Huntsville Hospital was recently named Best Regional Hospital and #2 in Alabama by U.S. News & World Report. With 971 beds, a specialized Orthopedic & Spine Tower, a Level III Regional Neonatal ICU, and the largest Emergency Department and Level 1 Trauma Center in the state with our own specialized Red Shirt Trauma Program, there are many opportunities to apply your knowledge and skills. We are a certified Primary Stroke Center and named "One of the Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation with Great Heart Programs." From six cath labs and four EP labs to multiple medical and step-down units, you can continually grow your skillset! We offer a training center on campus for continuing education, Shared Governance Program, Clinical Ladder for professional development, The Daisy Award, and if you are a new grad, a Nurse Residency Program to help you transition from student to professional nurse. We care about you and your well-being by offering an excellent benefits package, childcare, health and wellness programs, an onsite employee pharmacy, a free health clinic, tuition assistance, and much more. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Ask us about incentives and additional opportunities.
Learn more about Huntsville Hospital Health System:
Education & Professional Development: https://www.huntsvillehospital.org/education
Life In Huntsville: https://www.huntsvillehospital.org/about-huntsville-al