Lead Patient Escort

Houston, TX 77030

Posted: 07/02/2024 Industry: Allied Healthcare Job Number: OG41197772 Pay Rate: $19 / hour

Job Description

Lead Patient Escort
Zip Code: Houston, TX  77030 | Location: Medical Center
Employment Type: Temporary | Workplace Type: On-site
Healthcare Specialty: Surgery | Salary: $19 an hour
 
Our trusted client in the Medical Center is seeking a Lead Patient Escort who can make a strong impact on patient care and transportation while providing training for new employees. If you want to see where this opportunity will take you, submit your resume today!
 
Lead Patient Escort’s Responsibilities
  • Provide comprehensive orientation and ongoing training to contingency patient escorts, ensuring everyone is well-prepared for their roles.
  • Demonstrate the ability to transport patients and specimens safely and promptly, adhering to all relevant protocols and procedures.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all equipment needed to transport patients, ensuring it is used correctly and effectively. 
  • Encourage collaboration and seek input from all team members; foster a supportive and inclusive team environment.
 
Lead Patient Escort’s Qualifications
  • A High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Two (2) years of patient transportation, healthcare, or hospitality experience; at least 1 lead or training previous role is highly preferred.  
  • CPR and Heart Saver with Automated External Defibrillator Certifications are required.
  • The ability to push at least 250 lbs. via wheelchair is required.
  • The ability to navigate the facility independently, good communication skills, and a great demeanor are required.
 
Company Culture & Perks
  • The building is in the Medical Center with close access to Metrorail Park-N-Ride stations.
  • $10 Parking Reimbursement offered.
  • During employment with Team1Medical Staffing, you can enroll in our benefits program, including medical (3 plans to choose from), dental, disability, critical illness, life, vision, accident, and behavioral health insurance. Additional benefits include 401K, direct deposit, and our referral bonus program! 
 
Salary: $19 an hour

Why Team1Medical?
Team1Medical is one of the most trusted medical staffing agencies in the United States. Our team believes in the importance of learning who you are as a person and a professional. We offer Direct Hire, Temp-to-hire, and PRN positions to allow you to choose the opportunities that best fit your needs. Whether you are an experienced professional or just launching your career, Team1Medical will invest in your success. View more open positions at www.team1medical.com.
 
Team1Medical, A Reserves Network Company, is a family-owned and veteran-founded company. Since 1987, we have been a trusted partner to employers and job seekers within the healthcare community. As an equal-opportunity employer, we value our employees and foster an environment of respect, integrity, and trust in every aspect of employment. However you identify, and whatever your background, we encourage you to apply today.

Meet Your Recruiter

Olivia Gonzalez, CHP
Staffing Consultant

Olivia received her bachelor’s in human resources from the University of Houston. She joined Team1Medical in 2021 as a Staffing Consultant working to enrich Houston’s healthcare by matching healthcare organizations and top-notch candidates to offer the best patient care. In November 2022, Olivia earned her Certified Health Care Staffing Professional® (CHP) certification. Trustworthy, compassionate and a detailed-oriented communicator, Olivia wants to help people find a job they love. She believes that people are the most important asset to any organization and her goal is to help our candidates and clients in enriching their careers and internal resources.

In her free time, Olivia is an enthusiast of music, movies and relaxing with family and friends.

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