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Northwell Health Patient Service Navigator in New York, New York

Req Number 003APJ

Job Description

Escorts or transports

patients within facility. Records patient movement in transport tracking

system. Picks-up and delivers materials and equipment. Assists in performing related routine

clerical duties or duties related to specialty areas of assignment.

1.

Cleans, maintains and operates transport equipment and

operates elevators to move or escort patients/visitors to and from various

hospital areas, as directed, following established operating policies and

procedures.

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Receives formal instruction/direction upon pick-up and provides

formal hand-off report at destination, when not required to stay with

patient.

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Reports any changes in patient status/condition during

transport.

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Removes and reports defective equipment to supervisor.

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Assists clinical staff with lifting and moving patients

for transfer and transport.

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Ensures I.V. and oxygen tanks are handled, set-up and

operating according to established procedures and orders.

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Cleans transportation equipment

according to Infection Control protocols.

2.

Evaluates patient readiness for transport and need for

appropriate equipment and ensures that equipment is ready and available.

3.

Recognizes cardio-pulmonary distress symptoms, sends for

code team and provides interim basic life support for airway management and

cardiac arrests until code team arrives.

4.

Uses patient transport tracking system to record patient

information; assignment acceptance and closure.

5.

Picks-up and delivers materials and equipment, as

directed, to various offices and departments within the Hospital according to

related operating policies and procedures.

6.

Accesses medication delivery and/or medication

areas, as authorized, in the performance of required duties, as needed.

7.

Performs related duties, as

required.

*ADA Essential Functions

Qualifications

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High

School Diploma or equivalent, required.

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Basic Life Support (BLS) or equivalent certification

within the first three (3) months from Date of Hire, required.

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Prior hospital experience, preferred .

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Demonstrated

knowledge of patient transfer/transport techniques, and related body

mechanics.

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Knowledge of basic related Safety

and Infection Control policies and practices.

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Ability to utilize electronic technology for data input.

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Ability

to communicate effectively.

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