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  • Attendant

    Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
    Job Location
    US-TN-Oak Ridge
    Department Name
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    Attendant, Central Transport

     Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift


    Position Summary: Provides lifts and preparation of therapy treatment under the supervision of a physical therapist or physical therapy assistant.  Will serve on a lift team that provides services to entire facility.


    Minimum Education: Must be able to read with comprehension and write legibly.  Must be able to perform simple arithmetic functions.  Must complete an in-hospital training course in addition to general and unit specific orientation.  Must have knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in duties related to bedside patient care service; understanding of standard techniques used in providing personal services for patients and in caring for equipment and supplies; and good understanding of asepsis and sterile techniques to avoid infection of patients and self or contamination of equipment and supplies.  For staff involved in the care of age- specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential.  Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable.


    Minimum Experience: Prior experience with patient-related care is preferred.


    Licensure Requirement: Must be currently certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or be recertified during orientation period.


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