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Patient Escort Service Aide - Patient Transport

Company: Penn State Health
Location: Hershey
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPenn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterLocation: US:PA:HersheyWork Type: Full TimeFTE: 1.0Shift: EveningHours: 2:30p-11:00pSUMMARY OF POSITION:Responsible for the safe and efficient movement of patients and items to and from clinical units as well as various diagnostic treatment and testing areas. Maintain established HMC policies and procedures by supporting the nursing staff with the delivery of quality patient care.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED required. 6 months of direct patient care experience required. Previous customer service experience required. Must have the ability to read, comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions and to prioritize tasks. BLS-Heartsaver certification required OR must obtain a hospital-approved CPR or BLS program within 3-weeks of date of hire. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Basic computer skills preferred. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*: Able to stand occasionally; walk constantly. Able to lift/carry 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-50 lbs occasionally. Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally. Able to reach constantly. Able to use hand for simple/firm grasping. *Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, martial status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF ( for more detailed steps for assistance.Union: Teamsters Local 776Position Patient Escort Service Aide - Patient TransportLocation US:PA:HersheyReq ID 4855

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