UPMC Western Maryland Job - 33126793 | CareerArc
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Company: UPMC Western Maryland
Location: Cumberland, MD
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Position Summary: The position of temporary Patient Escort provides safe, timely, and patient-focused transportation of patients, lab specimens, and other items as assigned within the hospital, medical office buildings, and other areas. This position will also be screening hospital employees, patients, support persons and vendors upon entrance to the hospital.


Education: High School Diploma or GED required.


Licensure/Certification: BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification.  If not currently BLS certified will provide at time of hire.


Experience: Job-related experience providing knowledge of infection control and body mechanics and previous patient transport experience are preferred.


Skills: Strong customer service and verbal/listening communication skills and basic telecommunication skills are required.  Demonstrated ability to problem-solve, follow directions, and perform under stressful conditions are also required.


*May be required to work additional hours or varying shifts to meet the operational needs of the department.

** This position is a temporary, full-time assignment. 

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