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Cedars-Sinai Logistics Technician - Imaging - Part Time - 8hr Evenings in Los Angeles, California

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As a member of the Cedars-Sinai team, you’re part of a group of providers who give their all to provide the best possible patient care. We continuously aim to expand the horizons of medical knowledge and remain at the forefront of advances in healthcare and science. When you join our team, you’ll gain access to our state-of-the-art biomedical research facilities and advanced medical education programs. We are dedicated to helping you further your expertise — we offer learning programs, tuition reimbursement and performance-improvement projects so you can achieve additional certifications and degrees while gaining the knowledge and experience needed to advance your career.

Job Summary:

The Logistics Technician will transport patients to and from the department of Imaging. The Logistics Technician performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to the age and developmental issues of the neonatal, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient population(s) served. He/she maintains competency skills including the ability to transport patients with diverse cultural backgrounds, identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide safe transportation. He/she effectively communicates with patients regarding destination and scheduled exam, and makes necessary adjustments for transporting patients according to age and medical condition. He/she will effectively use of all relevant telecommunications equipment including desk phones and cellular phones. Consistently applies customer service excellence communication and interaction techniques. The Logistics Technician will demonstrate continuous self-improvement, make effective contributions to section, and adhere to CSHS compliance plan, code of conduct, and hospital and departmental policies.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Observes safety guidelines in transporting supplies, specimens and equipment.

  • Utilizes appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when assisting in patient care.

  • Takes appropriate steps in maintaining equipment including those used for patient transport.

  • Reports observations and outcomes of activities performed.

  • Reduces the risk of patient harm resulting from falls -observes patient for risk of falling and takes action to prevent patient falls.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of normal growth and development in patient population.

  • Improved the accuracy of patient identification: uses two identifiers when transporting patient between units/departments.

  • Reduces the risk of health care acquired infection by complying with current CDC hand washing guidelines and CSMC isolation policy.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Previous Patient Transporter experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of therapeutic positioning techniques preferred.

  • Valid CPR approved by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.

  • Demonstrate a dedication to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues.

  • Full command of the English language, both written and verbal, sufficient to carry out the duties identified in this job description.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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