Job Description

 

Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY:   Transports  patients, specimens and medication throughout Harris Health System facilities via wheelchair, stretcher and/or bed in an efficient, timely and safe manner while maintaining proper infection control methods, and ensuring that the patient is given the utmost courtesy and respect by utilizing good customer service skills and adhering to the Service First standards of behavior.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   
1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:  High School Diploma or GED
2. Work Experience (Years and Area):  1 yr. preferred
3. Management Experience (Years and Area): None
4. Equipment Operated:  Stretcher, Wheelchair , Hospital Bed, Radio equipment, Oxygen Tanks and
Cadaver Stretcher and electronic devices 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:    (Check Applicable Areas)
1. Communication Skills:
Bilingual Skills Preferred? Yes - Languages: Spanish
Writing/Correspondence

2.  Other Skills:  CPR

3.  Advanced Education:

4.  Work Schedule:   Weekends   Holidays     Flexible      Overtime

5.  Other Requirements: Healthcare customer service preferred


RESPONSIBLE TO:   Designated Supervisor

EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED:  None

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