Patient Escort - 121689
#121689 Patient EscortExtended Deadline: Thu 6/1/2023
UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.
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Please note that this is a part-time position.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 2/21/23 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 3/3/23. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Patient Escort supports clinical workflow by pick-up and transport conscious, semi conscious, and/or unconscious hospital patients to and from treatment areas, and nursing units via wheelchair, gurney, or bed. Transport discharged patients to pharmacy and to waiting automobiles.
Primary functions include: lifting, turning, transferring, for patients requiring moderate to total assistance. Transport may be required to perform other duties as required those duties to include transport of x-rays, medical records, oxygen bottles, Video Swallow Chair, and other materials as needed by nursing units.
BART or BLS/CPR certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Minimum experience of one (1) year transporting patients in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or as an EMT.
Possess outstanding customer service skills.
- Six (6) months experience working with patient lift equipment, (hoist, air transfer assistance mats).
- Six (6) months experience working with the EPIC Patient Transport.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
- Must be able to lift over 50 pounds and able to push/pull a gurney or bed with patients weighing up to 300 pounds.
- Must be able to work various locations and hours (including overtime and weekends) based on business needs.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $43,451 - $50,885 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $20.81 - $24.37
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!
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Job Reference #: 121689