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Patient Attendant Safety Aide: Float Pool

Company: Duke University Health System
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017. - U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19. - Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology. - In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers. - - -Summary:Responsibilities: -Perform a variety of manual duties associated with cleaning, servicing, and delivering in assigned areas.Schedule: -Flexible (Days/Nights and Weekend shifts available) 7a-7p and 7p-7a. Float to assigned unit and hospital.Dress Code: -black polo top with khaki pants -Base Pay: -$15 per hourWork Performed

  • Clean and service assigned areas and equipment to include tables, shelves, countertops, refrigerators, stoves, and patient care equipment
  • Maintain sufficient stock and supplies in storage areas for the proper performance of these duties; report reorder needs.
  • Clean and sterilize bedpans, urinals, emesis basins, instruments, glassware and other items;
  • Restock patient rooms with clean supplies and equipment; sweep and spot mop floors in emergency situations.
  • Pick up, fold and store linen.
  • Pick up and deliver specimens, charts, clinical records, requisitions and supplies as directed;
  • Move furniture onwards as required. Escort or transport patients to and from hospital wards, laboratories, clinics and other areas.
  • Answer phone and record/relay requests for unit services. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesHeavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair patients to various hospital locations is also required.Minimum Qualifications:Education:Work requires completion of a high school diploma or equivalent.Experience:Work generally requires six months of experience in the hospital setting or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience - Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. - Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas -an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. - Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department. -

Keywords: Duke University Health System, Durham , Patient Attendant Safety Aide: Float Pool, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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