Northwell Health Practice Transport Aide - General Pediatrics Islandia/Mount Sinai (24 hrs/week) in Islandia, New York

Req Number 001UXQ

Job Category Coding

Job Description

Assist the physician with transport throughout facility in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Confirms individual’s readiness for ambulation/transport. Obtains and utilizes appropriate equipment, as required.

  • Escorts and transports individuals in wheelchairs or related transport equipment to/from and within facility with safety, comfort and dignity.

  • Ambulates individuals using proper body mechanics. Uses appropriate equipment and/or obtains help when lifting/ moving individuals.

  • Maintains cleanliness and effective functioning of transport equipment.

  • Reports defective wheelchairs or related transport equipment.

  • Performs messenger duties, as required.

  • Assists staff in the pick-up and delivery of various materials and/or equipment, as needed.

Work Schedule:

Tuesday - 11 am to 7:30 pm

Wednesday - 11 am to 6:30 pm

Thursday - 9:30 am to 6:30 pm

Saturday - 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (2 weekend shifts per month)

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Prior related experience, required.

  • Must successfully complete employer’s training program in transfer/ transport techniques, related body mechanics, safety and infection control policies within probationary period, required.

  • Ability to stand, bend, lift and/or reach for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Bilingual Spanish preferred

  • Willingness to provide front desk support preferred