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Transportation Aide

Company: Virginia Hospital Center
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Overview -Transportation Aide - -The Transportation Aide is reponsible for the safety and timely transport of inpatients, outpatients, lab specimens, morgue patients and at times hospital equipment within designated areas of the hospital. -Join our team and unlock your potential! -VHC Health is a 453-bed nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the 10th year in a row and VHC has ranked Number 2 in Best Hospitals in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients.Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred.
  • Some Hospital experience preferred.
  • American Heart Association BLS Certification required. -Responsibilities
    • Reviews patient chart or history and correlates with physician orders. Consultation is obtained as necessary.
    • Knowledgeable in computer operations and accurate record keeping. Ensures that patient information charges are accurate.
    • Collaborate with the technologist to determine when they can accommodate the patients in the department.
    • Always explains the reason for transport to the patient using terms they will understand.
    • Perform transportation/escorting/delivery assignments promptly, as dispatched by VIP Transport Tracking System.
    • Responsible for reporting to CODE BLUE AND Rapid Response
    • Is alert to any obvious change in the general appearance or condition of the patient being transported and immediately reports such changes to the nearest nursing unit or ancillary department.Benefits
      • Paid Major Holidays
      • Generous Paid Time Off / Vacation
      • Sick Time
      • Health Insurance
      • Dental Insurance
      • Undergraduate Student Loan Repayment
      • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
      • Health Savings Account (HSA)
      • Health Fitness & Education Class Discounts
      • Employee Wellness Benefits
      • Hospital Discount for Employees and Family
      • VHC Retirement Program
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Free onsite parking
      • Commuter Benefits
      • Career Coaching
      • Family Leave
      • 401(k) + Match
      • and much more!

Keywords: Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington , Transportation Aide, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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