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Transport Assistant

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Surprise
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021) and ranked 1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you'll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits . Eligibility may vary. Position description Provides patient transportation to and from inpatient, ambulatory, ancillary departments as determined by identified support areas of service. Transportation of patients is performed via wheelchair, stretcher, or bed. Must have knowledge of working components of transport equipment and safe patient handling equipment. Ensures patient safety throughout transportation process, status of patients can range from stable to critical. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span. The ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and appropriately interpret information relative to the patient's age specific needs. Understand policies on Standard Precautions, MRI safety, Back Safety, Isolation Techniques, medical emergency response, and appropriate Hand-off procedures (SBAR). Assist modalities in additional duties to encourage efficiency. These duties include and are not limited to: Regularly checks equipment, accessories, and supplies; report malfunctioning equipment so repairs can be made. The incumbent works flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends. Qualifications High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a strong commitment to customer service required. Additional qualifications Must be able to work independently and in a group setting with minimal supervision. Must be able to adapt to unpredictable and stressful situations while maintaining a calm and pleasant demeanor. Minimum of six months hospital experience preferred. Ability to do considerable walking and pushing required. Frequent lifting will be necessary requiring the application of good body mechanics. Previous transport experience. Internal applicants are required to attach their three most recent performance appraisals. License or certification Basic Life Support Certification is required upon hire and must be valid for 90 days or greater from start date. Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) Competency. Exemption status Non-exempt Compensation Detail Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $15.54 per hour. Benefits eligible Yes Schedule Full Time Hours / Pay period 80 Schedule details Day Shift. Available 7 days a week. (4) -10 hour shifts per week. 0700 - 1530. Weekend schedule Weekends and holidays required. International Assignment No Site description Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns. With Phoenix being the fifth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape. Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation. Recruiter Tyler Dorethy EOE As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Phoenix , Transport Assistant, Other , Surprise, Arizona

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