Lead Service Technician
Crescent City, CA 95531
Date Acquired : 9/25/2019 7:19:16 PM
Date Updated : 11/2/2019 7:07:41 PM
Provides functional guidance to staff and new hires. Monitors status of assigned areas. Maintains a clean, attractive and safe environment by performing appropriate cleaning duties. Performs patient transportation and or lift services. May transport monitored telemetry patients if the required training provided by Nursing education is completed and competencies are current. Assists nursing with dressing changes and transports deceased patients to the morgue. Performs general security work in the protection of persons and property and the enforcement of all applicable policies, rules and regulations of Sutter Health and applicable federal, state, and local laws to prevent losses due to accidents and incidents.
BLS, MAP, PSO
EMT, Paramedic Certification preferred
High School Diploma required or equivalent amount of education and experience
AA or AS Degree Desired
Prior experience in a patient care setting. Security (preferably in a hospital setting) background is preferable. Prior experience as an EVS technician and/or patient escort in a healthcare setting is strongly desired Leadership experience is preferred. Ideal candidate would have at least 2 years of healthcare related experience.
Must have knowledge of proper body mechanics, safe transfer techniques, and safe operation of a variety of lifting, moving, and transporting equipment. Knowledge of healthcare equipment and cleaning chemicals is required. Physical and emotional maturity required for the high degree of judgment and diplomacy necessary to work efficiently in a healthcare environment.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to handle multiple requests and prioritize. Monitor tech transporters must be able to recognize and interpret EKG strips and respond appropriately if there is a problem. Lift team must be able to assist with bariatric patient dressing changes that can require them to hold a patient in the same position for over one hour. Skilled in dealing with difficult patients, confused/combative patients, and security training.
Proprietary Security Officer Course Completion will be required within 45 days of hire at employers expense. Managing Aggressive Behavior training will be required within 30 days of hire at employers expense. Use safe body mechanics and moving techniques, including warm-up exercises. Uses appropriate safety equipment for transfer/lift/ambulation. Works as a team to ensure a safe move.
**Organization:** Sutter Coast Hospital, Crescent City, CA
**Employee Status:** Regular
**Position Status:** Non-Exempt
**Job Shift:** Variable
**Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift
**Days of the Week Scheduled:** Varied Days
**Weekend Requirements:** Saturday-Sunday
**Schedule:** Full Time
**Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 80
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.