SUBFUNCTION DEFINITION: Provide safe transportation of patients, families and crew. Assist the professional staff in the delivery of direct and indirect patient care activities for the division of Patient Services.
Medical Transport Utilize emergency medical technician clinical skills, medical terminology, and ORC Emergency Vehicle Operation laws to transport patients. Independently assesses department needs and responds within EMT scope of practice. Maintains current driver's license and good driving records; points not to exceed 5. Maintains current national registry, Ohio and Kentucky EMS certification. Maintains a clear record of incidents in a CCHMC vehicle. Turns in all fuel slips and required documentation per standard operating procedure. Demonstrates compliance with physical requirements of lifting, pushing and carrying up to 150 lbs.
Safety Foster environment that prevents accident, illness and injury and strives for continuous improvement. Assure crew, family, and patients adhere to safety requirements while in a moving vehicle. Ensure the work environment is organized, safe, accessible, effective, and efficient for patients, families, and coworkers. Report malfunctioning equipment and other environmental hazards immediately. Anticipate change in needs based on volume. Ensure proper working conditions of patient care and unit equipment.
Communication Promote open and timely communication with all members of the health care team, patients, family members and visitors. Reports to nursing staff any change in observable response to patients condition. Responds promptly to requests by patients, families and employees. Participate in improving organizational performance though recommending areas or approaches for improvement activities, performing new procedures, collecting data and providing input to department discussion. Maintain and respect confidentiality of patient, families and employees. Discuss concerns of work situation with director or designee.
Confidentiality Act in manner that maintains confidentiality, protects and safeguards patient/family personal medical and financial information at all times during collection, use and storage. Access only information and records necessary to perform the responsibilities of your position.
High school diploma or equivalent
Current Ohio EMT-Basic or equivalent certification
Obtain Kentucky EMT-Basic certificate within 6 months of hire.
Obtain National Registered EMT within 6 months of hire
1 year of work experience in a related job discipline
Current driver's license & good driving record must be maintained; points not to exceed 5
About Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.