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Allina Health Transport Aide in Shakopee, Minnesota

AdvertisementTransport Aide Requisition # 57963BR Physical Location Shakopee, Minnesota Posted Date 11-Sep-2019 Dept. Name Staffing Office Hours Per Week 32 Contract St Francis L113 Srvce .and. Mtnce Introduction Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills. St. Francis Regional Medical Center, located in Shakopee, Minn., provides an array of patient care services, including The Family Birth Place, Breast Center, Cancer Center, pediatric care, rehabilitation and sports medicine, as well as a range of health education and support groups. With 798 employees, 459 physicians and 86 staffed beds, St. Francis provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services to more than 115,000 patients each year on a collaborative medical campus with more than 30 other providers. This unique structure enables St. Francis to combine the caring and compassion of a community hospital with the modern medical technology, specialties and services found in the metro area. It is jointly owned by Allina Health, Essentia Health Critical Access Group and HealthPartners. Responsibilities Req ID: 57963 Provides transport of patients and non-patient items to support the flow of patients and equipment between departments Accurately evaluates safe patient movement requirements and implements with the use of mechanical devices and sound ergonomic principles Uses ergonomically safe transfer techniques with no incidents of patient or staff injury Uses critical thinking through all transfer situations Demonstrates expert knowledge of machine and manual transfer protocols Uses each transfer as an opportunity to communicate and teach protocols to other health care staff Effectively participates in team consults resulting in documented patient specific transfer protocols Demonstrates cooperation, initiative, and safe and timely completion of duties Assures that transfer equipment is well maintained and properly stored Bed scale weights and miscellaneous duties Education High school diploma or equivalent preferred Qualification/Skills Experience 6 months previous direct customer service experience required Previous transport experience preferred Skills Able to read, write and clearly communicate in the English language Basic computer knowledge essential Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to effectively negotiate and communicate with patients, families, and healthcare workers Must demonstrate the ability to work independently, be self directed, self motivated, and be flexible enough to change priorities when necessary Must be able to push or pull up to 44 lbs. initial and 29 pounds of sustained resistance up to 100 yards plus Demonstrate excellent body mechanics in manual and machine assisted transfer techniques Must demonstrate the ability to problem solve difficult transfer or transport situations Licensure/Certification Basic Life Support Certification required prior to hire Work Schedule 32 hours per week (0.8 FTE) (8) 8-hour shifts in