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Northwell Health Dispatcher, Patient Transport - Support Services - Part Time (Westchester) in Mount Kisco, New York

Req Number 003BMR

Job Description

Coordinates transport of patients to/from departments in

safe and timely manner. Maintains transport equipment and related supplies.

  • Receives and triages patient transport requests from patient care units.

  • Dispatches transport staff with equipment and information necessary to complete transport.

  • Communicates transport availability and time estimates to requesting units.

  • Monitors transport activities to ensure transporters move from dispatch, to in process, to completion in a timely manner.

  • Communicates with requesting patient care units to address questions, issues, or related needs.

  • Informs management of activity level when additional support is needed and assists with resolution.

  • Maintains records of all department activities. Creates daily assignment sheets and sends to patient care units.

  • Coordinates inventory, distribution and maintenance of department transport equipment and supplies.

  • May recommend changes to improve service, better clarify policies/procedures, and any other matters that may occur, as appropriate.

  • Performs related duties as required. *ADA Essential Functions Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Minimum of one (1) year patient transport experience, required.

  • Working knowledge of patient transport equipment, required.

  • Working knowledge of computer applications, required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, required.

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