PRN Patient Transporation Coordinator/Driver

Universal Health Services Louisville , KY 40202

Posted 3 months ago

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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory care centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Since 1985 The Brook Hospital has been offering hope to individuals, families, and communities. The Brook offers two outstanding hospitals in Louisville, Kentucky, KMI & Dupont. The Brook is the leader in providing quality mental health and addiction treatment services. Our commitment to care includes developing integrated delivery systems through partnerships with medical surgical hospitals, community mental health centers, educational institutions, managed care organizations, local health professionals and agencies. The Brook Hospital will strive to set the standard for excellence in the field of behavioral health care and will maintain its leadership role by treating each patient as a respected individual of our community.

The Brook Hospital KMI is seeking a PRN Driver/Patient Transportation Coordinator to join our team:

Ensures adequate transportation using facility vehicle to transport patients to and from facility programs. Must have a valid driver's license and have an excellent driving record. Assists with programs and office duties as needed. Must be flexible and be a team player. Serves as an active member of the clinical staff; maintains a therapeutic relationship with all patients; assists in maintenance of a safe, clean, therapeutic environment; assures patient participation in program activities; and performs technical/patient care duties relative to patients health and safety.

Job Requirements

  • Schedules and transports patients to off ground appointments.

  • Transports patients in hospital vehicle or arranges transportation via ambulance (for non-ambulatory patients) to scheduled appointments

  • Assists in getting patients to programs within the facility and helps as assigned with clerical or safety procedures as needed to get patients checked in to programs

  • Completes safe driving packet annually and maintains a good driving record. Must have a valid KY driver's license and a history of good driving

  • Knows location and condition of all patients at all times. Assists with safety checks and patient counts as needed.

  • Uses proper body mechanics when moving, transporting and/or lifting adult patients

  • Assists in management of behavior and control of destructive behavior

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