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Patient Services Aide - University Hospital (1902) at University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation in Madison, Wisconsin

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!   We are seeking a Patient Services Aide: - Transport stable patients to and from various nursing units and therapy or laboratory areas - May assist unit staff with transporting patients who need to be monitored - Maintain a positive and professional demeanor - Transport equipment throughout the hospital - Practice all basic hospital safety policies   Education: Minimum – High school graduate or equivalent   Work Experience: Preferred – Relevant patient care experience in a healthcare environment   Licenses and Certifications: Minimum – CPR certification or the ability to receive certification within 60 days of hire.   Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: - Ability to work and communicate effectively (using both written and oral communication with a variety of individuals that includes hospital staff, nurses, physicians, patients, and their families. - Displays efficient time management skills. - Ability to develop a working knowledge of computerized Transport Tracking system. - Ability to stand and walk long distances frequently throughout work shift.   Physical Requirements: Heavy: Ability to lift up to 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds.   W ork Schedule: This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position scheduled to work 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm. This position will require working rotating weekends and holidays. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.   University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s  ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.   Learn more about this opening UW Hospital and Clinics benefits   UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.