Patient Transport Supervisor

Yale-New Haven Health New London , CT 06320

Posted 2 months ago

Overview To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Under the direction of the operations manager the group leader performs a wide variety of duties to coordinate and direct Patient Transportation Assistants. EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Responsibilities 1. Trains/orients new employees, assigns work schedules.

Acts as resource for staff with any operational questions. 2. Organizes, directs and assigns work activities for the team of food service workers. Provides input to operations manager regarding performance.

Identifies and communicates any issues in a timely fashion. 3. Participates in the work activities of the team as necessary. 4. Monitors and adjusts schedules for proper coverage.

Maintains daily attendance records of Patient Transportation Assistants. 5. Ensures that safety rules are followed, materials and equipment are safely utilized and that unsafe working conditions are reported. 6. Communicates clearly ever changing practices with work flow. 7.

Consistently leads by example. 8. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in education programs, current literature, in service meetings and workshops. 9. Meets performance expectations for Customer Service, Teamwork, Resource Utilization, and Staff and Self Development as outlined in performance review. 10.

Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure smooth operation of the department/unit. Qualifications EDUCATION High School graduate or equivalent. EXPERIENCE Minimum two-three (2-3) years? experience in a medical environment, one year in a supervisory capacity preferred.

LICENSURE BLS Required. SPECIAL SKILLS Able to read, write and speak English; able to perform simple mathematical calculations, additions, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Additional Information YNHHS Requisition ID 33530



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Patient Transport Supervisor

Yale-New Haven Health