Lift Team Technician- PRN
Erlanger Health System - Chattanooga, TN

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Job Summary:
A non-clinical healthcare provider employed by Erlanger Health System, who is responsible for direct or indirect patient care under the supervision of a licensed healthcare professional. Must be able to lift 100 pounds from floor to waist and 65 pounds from waist to shoulder. Work/lifting assessment and functional capacity evaluation is required as part of pre-employment physical prior to employment offer, excellent physical condition.

Required: High school graduate

Required: None required

Preferred: Medical background preferred but not required.

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required: None required

Department Position Summary:
The member of the Lift Team must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients serviced. The Lift Team member must demonstrate knowledge to interpret and respond appropriately to the identified information. The Lift Team member must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth an development over the life span, possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in policies and procedures. A Lift Team member must demonstrate knowledge skills including, lifting, transfers, transport, ambulation, retrieval of equipment, cleaning of equipment, proper body mechanics and ability to communicate well with others. The member of the Lift Team will provide care per described in Physical Therapy policies and procedures.

Mission: To improve the health of people we touch.

Vision: To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system.

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

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