Transport Services Technician - Ephrata Community Hospital - Nursing Support Team

Ephrata, PA | Service and Trades | Tracking Code: 56650R

Position Summary:

Transport Services Technician

 

Full Time ( 72 Hours Biweekly) - Day Shift

 

Every Other Weekend & Every Other Holiday 

 

 

General Summary:

 

Under direct supervision, performs a variety of duties relative to transportation of patients and cleaning, performing preventive maintenance, storing and/or sterilizing medical equipment.  Follows established safety guidelines and uses appropriate devices when transporting patients.  Provides messenger services on request.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Transports patients to and from clinical, ancillary and support department areas as directed.
  • Assists clinical personnel in transferring patients to or from beds, chairs, wheelchairs or stretchers using appropriate body mechanics to perform patient lifts.
  • Cleans, distributes and/or delivers equipment to CSR for sterilization on an as needed basis; does minor trouble shooting and preventive maintenance of equipment when necessary.
  • Checks equipment, supplies and accessories on a regular basis.
  • Obtains and returns required equipment.
  • Sets up and removes equipment and supplies; ensures equipment is functioning properly and stored appropriately.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains appropriate records, reports, and files as required.

 

Required Skills

 

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D
  • Good communication skills; ability to work well with others
  • Experience with patient contact preferred

 

Note:  Job involves tasks that may have exposure to cleaning supplies and patient elements (infections and contagious diseases) during the performance of duties.

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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

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WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued, while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)