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Job Title:Patient Mobility Technician
Company Name:Emanate Health
Employment Type:Full Time
Location:GLENDORA, CA, United States
Department:Central Transport - FPH
Salary: Highly Competitive
Shift Hours/ Days:Shift 1
Hours/Pay Period:80
Degree Required: None Specified
Job ID:12.83700-1-08526
Date Posted:Nov 6, 2019
Years Experience:unspecified
Campus/Location:Foothill Presbyterian Hospital
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Complete Description

The Patient Mobility Technician (PMT) will provide patient transportation and assist nursing with patient handling task and patient lifting as requested. Lifting responsibilities is defined as total body transfers requiring maximal assistance to and from: (1) bed to/from chair/wheelchair; (2) bed to/from gurney; (3) bed to/from toilet/commode; (4) floor to bed; (5) repositioning (i.e. turning and up in bed), (6) any other lift where total body movement of a non-ambulatory patient is required. Assigned PMT will make rounds on a scheduled basis, approximately every (2) hours, use appropriate equipment for all patient handling task to provide a safe environment for the patient and staff member. While transporting patient, PMTs are responsible for supervision of the patient during transport. Other responsibilities include, but not limited to, distributing supplies and equipment, assisting with traction set-up, transporting patient medications with the patient, and responding to other duties as requested.

High School Diploma or GED preferred. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with hospital staff and ability to apply, organize and oversee multiple tasks/responsibilities.

Supervision and computer experience desirable. Prior experience in a healthcare experience. Direct patient care setting, preferred. Leadership skills. Ability to work independent of direct supervision. Excellent customer service skills required.

Health Care Provider CPR required. MAB or equivalent training required for those regularly assigned to the Emergency Department. Existing CVHP employees with current CPI certification will be grandfathered in until renewal at which time they must obtain MAB or equivalent certification. Training is renewed annually (cert. expires end of month in which training takes place).

*Emanate Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate in employment. No question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Equal access to employment, services, and programs is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the Human Resources Department by calling 626-858-8515.