Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas
Why UT Health - East Texas?
Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day.
We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.
Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone’s life and change the course of healthcare.
Our P lace. Athens, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors.
Everybody is somebody here.
Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas.
With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.
Our Athens hospital is seeking an experienced Patient Transporter . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Radiology Department where you will be responsible for :
What You Will Be Doing :
Transports patients to Radiology from all floors and areas of the hospital.
Process films and makes copies when needed.
Cleans and stocks wheelchairs and carts with proper supplies, helps to transfer patients to and from beds, tables, and carts.
Transports patients of all ages (neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric).
So what experience are we looking for in our Patient Transporters?
High school graduate or equivalent
Ability to read and write
Correctly performs assigned tasks
Ability to work under stressful conditions and to work irregular hours
The ability to lift, push, and / or pull heavy objects (patients, carts, and / or beds)
The ability to constantly walk, stand, bend, reach and / or stoop
Ability to see and hear to normal range with correction
BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS :
Patient Centered Customer Service : Genuinely care about people.
Cultivate a compassionate environment : Changing lives for the better together.
Clinical and Operational Excellence : A relentless drive to be the best.
Holistic Approach : Think and act for the benefit of the whole.
Promote a collaborative environment : Build effective working relationships with others.
Identify and Develop Talent : Prepare others to deliver excellence.
Business Acumen : Know, own and drive our business.
Continually Simplify and Improve : Work to make everything as efficient as possible.
Foster Innovation : Seek and apply leading edge solutions.
Set Clear Direction : Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :
Ability to sit for long periods of time while completing work on a computer
Ability to move throughout the workplace
May work in areas that are confined and / or crowded, as well as possible exposure to communicable diseases and to blood and bodily fluids.