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Patient Attendant

Company: Corewell Health
Location: Taylor
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Be Extraordinary, Join our Team!

Shift and status: Full time, 3:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., variable days and every other weekend.

Corewell Health Taylor Hospital

Corewell Health Taylor Hospital is a 148-bed, Magnet --designated hospital that is a recognized health care leader in the metro Detroit area. Proudly serving Taylor and surrounding communities since 1977, it offers specialty services that include 24-hour emergency care, wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy, a surgical pavilion, a pain management clinic, orthopedic surgery, an inpatient rehabilitation facility and full-service radiology, including advanced CT with cardiac scoring, fixed MRI including pacemaker, cinema vision and ultrasound (MSK and elastography).

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the safe and timely transportation of patients, specimens, and medication, throughout the hospital as assigned.

Essential Duties:

Transport patients safely, timely, and efficiently. This may include assisting with lifting the patients on and off beds and moving patients throughout the hospital.

Requires the ability to recognize if the patient is experiencing stress or other issues during transport and immediately seeks assistance.

Monitors O2, IV's, catheters, etc. and alert appropriate personal with problems 100% of the time.

Informs supervisor/dispatcher of all delays within 10 minutes.

Maintains transport equipment in a clean, safe, and orderly manner. Returns all equipment to the appropriate location.

Maintains and completes all departmental records, completes proper handoff before removing patient from dept/unit. Check all patients ID bands and complete two patient identifiers prior to transportation.

Adheres to all hospital policies and procedures.

Understands and demonstrate safe lifting and transport techniques.

Knows and practices universal precautions as appropriate.

Requires demonstrated communication skills to interact with courtesy, tact, empathy, and professionalism in daily interactions with patient, their families, clinical licensed and non-licensed staff, physicians, and management.

Ability to understand and follow direction, ability to comply with HIPAA confidentiality requirements.

May be responsible for transporting specimens, oxygen, stretchers, and other items as assigned.

Actively participates in safety initiatives and risk mitigating measures where appropriate and completes all position and unit safety related competencies and requirements on a timely basis.

Performs other duties as assigned.

How Corewell Health Cares for you

Comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health, and work/life balance goals. Learn more here (https://careers.corewellhealth.org/us/en/benefits-new) .

On-demand pay program powered by Payactiv

Discounts directory with deals on the things that matter to you, like restaurants, phone plans, spas, and more!

Optional identity theft protection, home and auto insurance, pet insurance.

Traditional and Roth retirement options with service contribution and match savings

Education / Training:


High school diploma or equivalent

Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association or Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross within 30 days.

Demonstrated communication skills to interact with courtesy, tact, empathy, and professionalism in daily interaction with patients, their families, clinical licensed and non-licensed staff, physicians, and management.


Prior transport experience

About Corewell Health

As a team member at Corewell Health, you will play an essential role in delivering personalized health care to our patients, members, and our communities. We are committed to cultivating and investing in YOU. Our top-notch teams are comprised of collaborators, leaders and innovators that continue to build on one shared mission statement - to improve health, instill humanity and inspire hope. Join a nationally recognized health system with an ambitious vision of continued advancement and excellence.

This is where extraordinary begins. Find out where it can take you and your career. Apply Now!

Primary Location

SITE - Taylor Hospital - 10000 Telegraph - Taylor

Department Name

Patient Transportation - Taylor

Employment Type

Full time


Evening (United States of America)

Weekly Scheduled Hours


Hours of Work

3:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Days Worked

Monday to Friday

Weekend Frequency

Every other weekend

CURRENT COREWELL HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS - Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Corewell Health team members only.

Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors, and community. We require a drug-free workplace and require team members to comply with the MMR, Varicella, Tdap, and Influenza vaccine requirement if in an on-site or hybrid workplace category. We are committed to supporting prospective team members who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief.

Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.

You may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447.

People are at the heart of everything we do, and the inspiration for our legacy of outstanding outcomes, innovation, strong community partnerships, philanthropy and transparency. Corewell Health is a not-for-profit health system that provides health care and coverage with an exceptional team of 60,000+ dedicated people-including more than 11,500 physicians and advanced practice providers and more than 15,000 nurses providing care and services in 22 hospitals, 300+ outpatient locations and several post-acute facilities-and Priority Health, a provider-sponsored health plan serving more than 1.2 million members. Through experience and collaboration, we are reimagining a better, more equitable model of health and wellness.

Keywords: Corewell Health, Taylor , Patient Attendant, Other , Taylor, Michigan

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