Tri-City Medical Center

LIFT TEAM TECHNICIAN

1 month ago
ID
2017-6135
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Day
Cost Center/Dept
6150 - Telemetry
Work Schedule
12s

Overview

Position Summary:

Provides assistance to the Healthcare Team in performing complex patient lifts, transfers, and positioning of patients.  Other primary duties include the transfer/transporting/discharging of patients to designated areas of the medical center. 

 

Major Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform complex patient lifts
  • Perform patient transfers
  • Perform patient positioning  Q 2 hours
  • Blood pick-up/specimen drop-off
  • Transfer/transport/discharge patients/Cadillac Transport
  • Active member of Code Teams/RRT
  • Ortho equipment set-up
  • Body rotation in the Morgue
  • Notify RN of potential skin and wound concerns observed prior to moving patient
  • Assist with prevalence studies and turning patients
  • Assist with patient moves during complex dressing changes
  • Assist with patient hygiene ADLs
  • Member of Dr. Strong Team

Safety and Infection Control Responsibilities

  • Responsible to maintain a safe and clean work environment, including unit based specific safety and infection control requirements.

Qualifications: ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE, & EXPERIENCE

  • Must be able to lift and transport patients greater than 100 pounds, required.
  • Read, write, and speak English, required.

Education:

  • High School diploma or GED required

Certifications:

  • Certified Nurse Assistant required or currently enrolled in an RN program and completed the fundamentals of nursing including initial assessment and taking vitals.
  • Internal Transfers - Will consider direct patient care experience at Tri-City Healthcare District or EMT certification in lieu of CNA certification.
  • BLS from the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider, required
  • NVCI certification required within 90 days of hire or transfer to this position

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

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