Lift Team Technician | Patient Transportation

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville

Job ID: 89552
Full/Part Time: FTE 0.75
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Patient Transportation
Shift/Days: Variable
Posted FTE: 0.75 = 30 Hours

Job Opening Summary

Lift Team:
Responsible for performing and problem solving through complex/dependent lifts/transfers under the direct and indirect supervision of the patient transportation and lifting staff using appropriate patient-lifting equipment. Assists the staff with physically demanding tasks to prevent injury. Participates in the orientation of new staff and ongoing education and training of lifting equipment and transfer/repositioning techniques. Consults with nursing staff in development and implementation of lifting plans for patients. Assists in building a "culture of safety" to support clinicians in providing a safe working environment. Ensures positive patient customer satisfaction; proper utilization of body mechanics; and adherence to policies, procedures and standards established by Shands and the departmental management.

Transport:
Responsible for the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients, medical equipment and patient-related items to their destinations, enabling physicians, nurses, technicians and therapists to perform their duties in an effective manner. Ensures positive patient customer satisfaction; proper utilization of body mechanics; and adherence to policies, procedures and standards established by Shands and the departmental management. Transports patients in wheelchairs, beds, stretchers or wagons to patient care areas, ancillary areas and various outpatient clinics, as well as for discharge from the hospital.

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Patient care assistant (PCA) desirable.
  • Two years of work experience required.
  • Experience as a certified nursing assistant, patient care assistant or physical therapy aide desirable.


Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $16.00
Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $18.15

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UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville
Gainesville, FL 32608



Why Work With UF Health

Benefits
Benefits to fit your life.

As you would expect from an organization this size, our core benefits include medical insurance and prescription drug plans, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year and an employee assistance plan. Voluntary benefits include tuition reimbursement, dependent care and health care reimbursement accounts, dental insurance, vision plan and more. Retirement benefits include a 403(b) plan.

About UF Health
About UF Health

UF Health Shands is recognized as Florida’s premier hospital system, thanks to our commitment to quality clinical care that yields outstanding outcomes and continually earns us national recognition. It is our privilege to offer distinguished, patient-centered care and build upon our role as the state’s premier provider of medical expertise and specialties.

UF Health ranks 53rd on the 2021 Forbes list of Florida’s 100 best workplaces and ranks 31st on their list of best workplaces in the nation for women. UF Health Shands Hospital was included in Indeed’s list of the “2019 Top-Rated Workplaces” for hospitals, which recognizes the 25 “Best Hospitals” in the U.S. We are number 20.

About The Area
Welcome to the Sunshine State.

There’s a reason the Sunshine State is the tourism capital of the world and the third-most populous state in the country. As a Florida resident, you’re never far from the world’s best beaches, theme parks and attractions (and their Florida resident discounts), and cultural arts. Factor in our favorable tax rate and entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s easy to see why so many individuals, families and businesses choose to make Florida their home.

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