Patient Support Technician I Operating Room North

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville

Job ID: 100764
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Operating Rooms NT
Shift/Days: Variable
Posted FTE: 1.00 = 40 Hours

Job Opening Summary

Supports patient care by maintaining the patient environment, supplying necessary care items, transporting patients and patient-related materials and assisting in direct care given by clinical personnel. Responsible for performing and problem solving through complex patient-positioning transfers, under the direct and indirect supervision of the surgical team, by using appropriate patient-positioning equipment. Assists the surgical staff with physically demanding tasks to prevent injury. Consults with nursing staff and physicians in the development and implementation of positioning plans for surgical 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 UF Health and the departmental management.

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 UF Health and the departmental management.

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write and follow basic written and oral instructions.
  • One to two years of hospital patient care support-related background preferred.
  • Demonstrated customer service communication skills.
  • Must be able to lift, bend and physically support patients and supplies.

Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $15.50
Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $17.33

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UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville
Gainesville, FL 32608

Why Work With UF Health

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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