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Company: Banner Health
Location: Mesa, AZ
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Primary City/State:

Mesa, Arizona

Department Name:

Patient Transport

Work Shift:

Night

Job Category:

Clinical SupportLocated on an 80-acre campus in Mesa, Arizona, Banner Desert Medical Center is one of Arizona's largest and most comprehensive hospitals and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. We provide an abundance of exceptional opportunities with more than 600 licensed beds, including over 100 dedicated to children. Areas of excellence include high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, cardiology, oncology and emergency medicine. With 21 operating rooms, we offer a full range of surgical specialties and advanced technology that includes the daVincir Surgical System. About Banner Cardon Children's Medical Center If you desire to provide the best care possible to the most vulnerable patients, come to Cardon Children's Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. Within our 248-bed, state-of-the-art facility, specially trained nurses, physicians and other clinical professionals utilize the most advanced technology - including iCare ICU monitoring and robotic surgery - to provide high quality, child-friendly, family-centered care. Our facilities feature a recently expanded 104-bed NICU, a 24-bed PICU, six pediatric ORs and a 26-bed ED. We also offer dedicated pediatric rehab, radiology, oncology and hematology capabilities. With clinical diversity, exceptional training programs and a supportive culture, this is a place where you can grow in your career as you help our very special patients.

POSITION SUMMARY
This position provides efficient and timely coordination of transport services within the assigned facility. Coordinates and prioritizes all service requests. Provides quality customer service to ensure requests are processed in a timely and efficient manner.

CORE FUNCTIONS
1. Receives and prioritizes a high volume of requests, dispatches staff in an efficient and timely manner as needed based on departmental guidelines and procedures. Utilizes problem solving skills and shows initiative to ensure that service goals are met.

2. Provides general direction to the department staff. Assists in the orientation and training of new staff. May assist with the work flow of the department and ensures adequate staffing levels are available.

3. Acts as the “Command Center” for facility-wide support service dispatching. Utilizes information received from healthcare staff and other departments to balance needs with available resources. Logs and tracks requests in software systems to assure they are assigned and covered.

4. May perform quality assurance inspections for review and assists with the correction of deficiencies. Evaluates quality and timeliness of work performed by staff.

5. May coordinate the maintenance of wireless communication devices, which may include, but is not limited to, pagers and two-way radios.

6. Facility based position. Responsible for providing efficient and accurate dispatch services. Customers: all levels of staff, physicians, patients, family members, visitors, vendors and regulatory agencies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. BLS certification required.

Requires interpersonal skills to operate in a direct patient contact environment, as typically obtained by 12+ months of previous experience in a related healthcare setting. Proficiency with medical terminology and knowledge of patient transport services. Ability to interpret verbal and written information/instructions and effectively communicate and provide direction to others. Must demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of computer skills, organizational skills, problem solving skills, and ability to reassess tasks in a fast paced environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Prior dispatch, patient transport or material management experience.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


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