University of Rochester SEIU Transport Asst - 223839 in Rochester, New York
SEIU Transport Asst
Strong Memorial Hospital
Part Time 16 hours Grade 024 500110 Transportation Center SMH
POSITION SUMMARY:Exercising courtesy, sound judgment and initiative with patients and staff, escorts and transports patients to and from various clinical services and patient units. Delivers specimens and equipment; performs cleaning of equipment as directed. Sends and delivers carts on supply transport system and other related support duties. SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION RECEIVED:Under the direct supervision of Supervisor, Transportation Center. May be assigned to any area within the department for periods of time and receives direct assignments and instruction from the supervisor of assigned area.SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION EXERCISED:None. Assists in the instruction and training of new Transport Assistants. MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED:Wheelchairs, beds, stretchers, carts, supply transport system, and any equipment stocked in the Equipment Center. TYPICAL DUTIES:1. As instructed by designated authority or Dispatcher, escorts and/or transports new admissions, in and outpatients between patient units, x-ray, outpatient departments, Emergency Department, Operating Rooms, Ambulatory Surgical Center and the various clinical services. 2. Assists nursing staff in restraining disturbed patients, handling unusually heavy patients and the like; transports deceased patients. 3. Picks up and delivers on a prescheduled or dispatched basis, a variety of items such as specimens, patient records, requisitions, patient mail, pharmaceuticals, etc. 4. Delivers supplies and equipment from the Equipment Center; transports and sets up equipment such as: overhead frame and trapeze and footboard. 5. Distributes meals and snacks to patients under direction of nurse, makes beds and helps with stocking of shelves with linen and other supplies. 6. Performs cleaning of equipment as directed. 7. Sends and delivers carts on supply transport system. 8. Perform duties as clothing room clerk. QUALIFICATIONS:Ability to read, write, and speak English. Ability to push, pull, and lift patients, supplies and equipment
Equal Employment Opportunity
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION (SEIU): How to request consideration for Transfer/Promotion after contractual posting period: Employees represented by SEIU must electronically apply in HRMS each time they wish to be considered for a vacancy beyond the contractual posting period. On-time qualified bidders for SEIU positions must be considered prior to any other candidates.