Intrastaff

  • Patient Escort

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Job ID
    2019-1677
    Facility
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    Category
    Support Services (Services/Trades)
    Type
    Temporary Full Time
  • Overview

    Johns Hopkins Intrastaff is the internal staffing agency for the Johns Hopkins Health System and partner hospitals, providing temporary support to a variety of the Johns Hopkins locations. Our employees are the strength of our service.  Intrastaff is unique because it's one of the very few agencies where a person has the benefit of being a temporary employee and also feels like a member of a large organization. Working at Hopkins means joining a culturally diverse team that includes some of the best nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in the world. Directly or indirectly, you'll have exposure to cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking medical research.

     

    Provides escort services to participants riding program transportation. Transports participants to designated locations within the hospital for appointments.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide escort services to participants on program transportation.
    • Assist participants with ambulation and transfers using wheelchairs, walkers and canes.
    • Transport/ escort participants to appointments and remain with them.
    • Provides personal care assistance with toileting.
    • Report damaged wheelchairs/ walkers to Transportation Supervisor.
    • Seeks immediate professional assistance in case of participant emergency, or after observing an obvious change in participant’s aspect during transportation.
    • Provides assistance with serving meals and snacks in the DHC.
    • Provides assistance to the activity programs.
    • Functions as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

    Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Minimum of one year of experience working with the frail or elderly population
    • Work requires the ability to understand simple verbal instructions and to read and understand written instructions. Work required interaction with and special courtesy for the frail elderly.
    • No registration or licensure required. Valid CPR and First Aid certification required.
    • Work requires the skills to read and understand instructions, add and subtract numbers, and make comparisons between numbers and letters.
    • Work requires incumbents to respond appropriately to instructions, questions, or requests for information.

     

    Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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