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EMT - Central Transportation in National City, CA at Prime Healthcare Services Inc

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

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Job Description

Overview

Paradise Valley Hospital is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award, a designation that recognizes superior performance of hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays.

 

Paradise Valley is the only hospital in San Diego County to receive this recognition five years in a row (2014-2018). Paradise Valley is a member of Prime Healthcare, and Prime Healthcare has more Patient Safety Excellence Award recipients for three consecutive years (2016-2018) than any other health system in the country.

 

“We applaud the hospitals who have received the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. “Their dedication and commitment to providing safe care creates tangible results for patients.”

 

The distinction places Paradise Valley among the top five percent of all acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

 

“We are extremely honored to receive this award,” says Neerav Jadeja, Paradise Valley Hospital CEO. “All of our staff, both clinical and non-clinical, physicians, and leadership are devoted to providing the highest quality care for our community. Their hard work and dedication to our hospital helps ensure a safe environment for our patients.”
Responsibilities

Provides safe and timely transport of patients to and from patient care units and hospital departments, this includes admits and discharges and transport of deceased patients to the morgue.  Picks up specimens from the Out Patient Lab and the hospital nursing units and delivers them to the In-patient Lab. Locates, monitors and maintains transport equipment in designated areas within the hospital. Supports the Volunteers after regular hours as needed, by transporting equipment to/from Central Supply, medical records, x-rays, and lab reports. Provides for patient advocacy and safety through effective/collegial communication with other staff.
Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  2. EMT, CA CNA Certificate preferred.
  3. BCLS on hire and maintain current.
  4. 6 months or more experience in an acute care setting as a transporter or nurse assistant preferred.

 

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