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DATE ADDED: Mon 12/08/2019

Mobility Technician: Courtesy Lounge

Hollywood, US
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COMPANY: MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Summary:
Provides patient handling assistance to support and function as part of the patient care team.

Detailed responsibilities:

• Assists with the repositioning, lifting, transferring and ambulation of patients.

• Utilizes patient handling equipment that assists in the repositioning, lifting, transferring and ambulation of patients.

• Works collaboratively as part of the nursing-patient care service team and adheres to department and hospital base procedures.

• Documents activity, level of assistance, and distance for each patient intervention.


Competencies and skills:
Essential:

• STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.

• CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.

• ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.

• RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.

• PATIENT HANDLING: Transfers patient safely and positions patient following precautions per diagnoses and physician order.

• EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE: Inspects equipment and validates that equipment is in proper working order.

• PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.

• PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"

• PATIENT SAFETY - ANCILLARY/SUPPORT: Contributes to a safe patient care environment.

Education:
Essential:

• High School Diploma or Equivalent


Credentials:
Essential:

• BLS Certification



Other information:
Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. The incumbent must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action when required.

Required Work Experience: No experience required.

Working conditions:
Essential:

• Bending and Stooping    80.00%

• Climbing    40.00%

• Keyboard Entry    80.00%

• Kneeling    60.00%

• Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater    80.00%

• Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient    80.00%

• Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient    80.00%

• Lifting or Carrying > 75 lbs Non-Patient    40.00%

• Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient    80.00%

• Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient    80.00%

• Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient    80.00%

• Reaching    80.00%

• Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg    80.00%

• Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm    80.00%

• Running    40.00%

• Sitting    80.00%

• Squatting    80.00%

• Standing    80.00%

• Walking    80.00%

• Audible Speech    80.00%

• Hearing Acuity    80.00%

• Smelling Acuity    40.00%

• Depth Perception    80.00%

• Distinguish Color    80.00%

• Seeing - Far    80.00%

• Seeing - Near    80.00%

• Bio hazardous Waste    60.00%

• Biological Hazards - Respiratory    60.00%

• Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion    60.00%

• Blood and/or Bodily Fluids    80.00%

• Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens    80.00%

• Cytotoxic Chemicals    60.00%

• Dust    80.00%

• Gas/Vapors/Fumes    60.00%

• Hazardous Chemicals    60.00%

• Hazardous Medication    60.00%

• Latex    80.00%

• Computer Monitor    80.00%

• Domestic Animals    60.00%

• Fire Risk    40.00%

• Heating Devices    60.00%

• Magnetic Fields    40.00%

• Moving Mechanical Parts    80.00%

• Needles/Sharp Objects    60.00%

• Wet or Slippery Surfaces    60.00%

Organizational Profile:
Since the opening of the one-story, 100-bed Memorial Hospital in 1953, the South Florida community has benefited from caring and compassionate healthcare at Memorial Regional Hospital. Today, with 553 beds and as the flagship facility of Memorial Healthcare System, Memorial Regional Hospital is one of Florida’s largest and most sophisticated hospitals, offering leading-edge care and technologies. Services include:
  • Medical and Surgical Services
  • Emergency Room and Level I Trauma Center
  • Memorial Cancer Institute
  • Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
  • Memorial Neuroscience Institute
  • The Family Birthplace
  • Women’s Services
  • Wasie Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
We are also home to a team of dedicated professionals, all of whom deliver nationally recognized, award-winning care. Memorial Regional Hospital has received Press Ganey’s Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Satisfaction (Inpatient Behavioral Health) for three consecutive years, has been recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals, and for the last seven years has received the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

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