Express Services Partner / Part-time (Contingent) / Days - Detroit

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Facility/Security/Support Services
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199641 Requisition #

 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

 

Under direct supervision, responsible for performing common routine and non-routine transport, and product movement functions. Performs a variety of tasks such as pickup and delivery of medical and non-medical equipment and supplies, cleaning, charging and sanitation of equipment, assisting in patient charges for equipment. Performs wheelchair and stretcher transport. Participates in waste and linen handling throughout the facility.

 

 

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • The Express Services Partner is responsible for adhering to all patient care services standards.

  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, environmental and infection control standards.

  • Performs all Express Services related tasks demonstrating service orientation to fellow employees, patients, visitors and hospital staff.

  • Provides transport for the following functions: Medical Supplies, Medical Equipment, Laundry/Linen, Waste, Building Services Stock, Food Items, Medical Records, Radiology Films, Deceased to Morgue, and other functions to be determined by Management.

  • Maintains appropriate records (pick up time, priority status, special equipment needs etc.) of daily activities utilizing designated electronic information systems/software.

  • Performs a variety of diverse emergent and scheduled tasks such as delivery of medical and non-medical equipment and supplies, cleaning, testing and sanitation of equipment, repairing/replacement of facility equipment upon customer request in a timely and courteous manner.

  • Assists in documentation, distribution and order for service requests.

  • Operates large equipment in performing duties such as Powered Industrial Trucks (electric tug/Barrett), Trash Compactors and Corrugated Cardboard Balers. Special training/certification required for Powered Industrial Trucks.

  • Handles, hauls, processes, appropriately labels and stores waste including: infectious waste, medical waste, pharmaceutical and chemotherapy waste products.

  • Maintains confidentiality of patient and unit data per HIPPA regulations.

     

     

 

  • Enhances job-related growth and development through participation in educational programs, in-service meetings, and workshops.

  • Maintains a sanitary work environment by cleaning and maintaining all equipment, tools and surroundings in work areas including trash/linen shoots and equipment storage areas.

  • Communicates patient concerns, discomfort to appropriate nursing staff if/when communicated by patient or visitors.

Performs all other duties as assigned

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
  • One to two (1-2) years of related experience.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills, interpersonal and customer relation skills. Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Must maintain confidentiality of patient and unit-care data per HIPPA regulations.
  • After initial training must be able to consistently demonstrate proper lifting techniques. 
  •  After initial training, must be able to comprehend and utilize technology associated with supply/transport/discharge management software/systems.

     Overview

       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.

     Benefits

       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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