Ascension Health Patient Escort / St. Vincent’s / SVM-St Vincent's Riverside / Full-Time / Day in Jacksonville, Florida

Job ID: 202716

Patient Escort / St. Vincent’s / SVM-St Vincent's Riverside / Full-Time / Day

Jacksonville, Florida

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Patient Escort

City, State: Jacksonville, FL

Location: SVM-St Vincent's Riverside

Department: Nursing Administration 005

Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Day, 72 hours, Bi-Weekly

Marketing Statement

St. Vincent’s HealthCare, part of Ascension, is a faith-based, not-for-profit health system that has served the people of Jacksonville, Florida and the surrounding communities since 1873. From its humble beginning to its current status as a regional healthcare system, St. Vincent’s HealthCare is widely recognized for delivering personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Transports patients, specimens and equipment throughout the facility.

Responsibilities:

  • Transports patients via wheelchair, stretcher or bed to designated sites as requested, including patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips, monitors and other equipment.

  • Assists patients with entering and exiting vehicles, including transfer from or to wheelchairs or stretchers.

  • Delivers equipment and specimens to requesting staff or department. Assists staff with removal of deceased bodies from units and transport to morgue.

  • Greets and provides information and direction to patients and visitors.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Work Experience:

  • Previous patient care experience preferred. Ability to transport patients via wheelchair/stretcher.

How To Apply

Applicants may proceed by clicking the "Apply Now" button. To apply later, return to the Employment page at www.jaxhealth.com

In addition, you may apply via one of our Employment Kiosks in the following locations:

St. Vincent's Medical Center Riverside, adjacent to Human Resources Employment and Employee Relations, Suite 1102 located at 1 Shircliff Way, Jacksonville, FL 32204 or at St. Vincent's Medical Center Southside in Human Resources, Suite 220 located in the Roger Main Building, 2nd floor, 4203 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, FL 32216

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent's Healthcare (SVHC) will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9). This law applies to individuals hired, including PRN, part-time and temporary employees and students.

Additionally, St Vincent's Healthcare is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is a web based program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS Verification Division, and the Social Security Administration that supplements the current I-9 eligibility verification process. The program determines whether the information provided by the new hire matches government records and whether the new hire is authorized to work in the United States.