PRN, As Needed
Our investment in technology, ability to recruit internationally trained physicians in a wide range of specialties, and commitment to developing the potential of its clinical and ancillary staff have set us apart from the rest. Serving Silicon Valley since 1965, Good Samaritan Hospital
is a 474 bed acute care hospital. Our acute care hospital is located in the heart of Silicon Valley with two locations, the main campus in San Jose and Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos. Good Samaritan Hospital is recognized as a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques. We were the first of five hospitals in the country and the first in Santa Clara County to become a Stroke Certified Hospital. The Emergency Department teams are dedicated, healthcare providers with excellent services for patients at Good Samaritan Hospital. Interested in joining this team? Apply online now.
0.001 Variable Shift - PRN/PER DIEM (as needed)
Internal Posting Period: 1/5/18 to 1/12/17
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Transports patients between hospital departments using wheelchair, gurney, beds or by assisting to walk. Takes into consideration patients age and physical condition when transferring and transporting patients.-Assists with moving, lifting and positioning patients.-Responds to all codes, disasters and fires and functions at the direction of the team leader or shift director.-Transports deceased patients from nursing department to morgue. Enters correct information into morgue log book.
-Weighs patients requiring the use of a bed/chair scale.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:1. Ability to read and write English in order to maintain records at a level normally acquired through completion of high school.2. Nursing Assistant or EMT experience or successful completion of basic nursing skills classes.3. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.4. Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate effectively and courteously with patients, family, visitors and hospital staff.
5. Critical thinking skills necessary to prioritize response to sometimes conflicting patient care and department needs, with consultation of supervisor.