Courier-F/T-Patient Transport Pool (UTower)
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-11
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The University of Miami Health Systems has an exciting opportunity for a Courier at UTower. The Courier is responsible for transporting patients safely and efficiently to and from all departments as coordinated. Ability to establish effective patient rapport. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Able to operate transportation equipment (i.e., wheelchairs, stretchers, and E-cylinder oxygen tanks). Precise eye-hand coordination and dexterity for the ability to operate and adjust equipment. Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, co-workers, physicians. volunteers, and family members. Ability to exercise independent judgment. Ability to recognize IV pump alarms during transport and notify appropriate personnel. Ability to visually assess patient's general condition during transport. Ability to effectively communicate with patients, family members, and others, as needed. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.
The minimum requirements are:
- High school diploma or equivalent education is required.
- No experience necessary.
- Must have a BLS (American Heart Association-Healthcare Professional).
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
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