Covenant Health

  • Attendant

    Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
    Job Location
    US-TN-Oak Ridge
    Department Name
  • Overview


    Attendant, Central Transport


    PRN/OCC, Variable shifts


    Job Objectives: Provide ancillary assistance to patient care providers who have the responsibility to deliver patient services in a designated service area.


    Education/Knowledge/Skills: 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.


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


    Licensure/Certifications: Must be currently certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or be re-certified during orientation period.


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