Transport Aide
Valley Health - Ridgewood, NJ

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Summary: To provide safe transport of patients, personal effects, requisitions, specimens, charts, and miscellaneous items and assist with patient transport activities as required. Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: No previous experience required. Special Skills: Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English. Good communication skills to communicate and interact with patient, family members, and other members of the health care team and respond quickly to customer''s needs. Ability to pay attention to details, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule. Supervision Expected: None Supervision Received: Administrative and general supervision from the Resource,Transport Aide, Manager, Transport and Director, Food and Nutrition/Transport. Working Conditions: Hospital environment. Requires continual walking, lifting, pushing and pulling of patients and equipment of up to 15 to 25 pounds of force. Exposure to heavy lifting, strains, fatigue, blood, and blood-borne pathogens. Exposure to communicable diseases in relation to patient contact. OSHA: Bloodborne Pathogen Category I Employees in this job description are expected to have contact with bloodborne pathogens and as such they are required to be oriented and annually trained under the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration''s Bloodborne Pathogen Standard (CFR 1910.1030)
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Valley Health is a nonprofit organization serving the healthcare needs of people in and around an area known as the Top of Virginia, as well...