Southwood Psychiatric Hospital

Bridgeville, PA

Transport Aide (Full Time) - Choices RTF

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Transport Aide is responsible for safely transporting residents and patients to their medical appointments, interagency meetings, court appearances and family visits. This position will be cross trained to work as a Direct Care Staff also.Must be able to work a flexible schedule.Positions available in Bridgeville and Canonsburg locations.

Unit Specific Performance Objectives

1. Document patient observations, interventions, and responses in progress notes

2. Communicate well by reporting incidents and areas of concern of patients and unit environment to RN, Shift Supervisor and/or senior Direct Care staff on the unit

3. Transport patients as needed to emergency rooms, medical and dental appointments as needed

4. Monitor cleanliness of vehicles, reporting any maintenance variances to supervisor

5. Demonstrates an understanding of the growth and developmental stages of children and Adolescents

6. Perform other duties as required

Job Requirements

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

1. High school graduate with two years of clinical experience

2. Knowledge of group dynamics preferred

3. TCI (Therapeutic Crisis Intervention), renewed every 6 months with a refresher

4. CPR certification renewed annually (bi-annually if so certified).

5. Must be knowledgeable of the developmental stages and behaviors for age group of assigned clients

6. Maintains competence in identified universal, core and critical competencies

7. Valid PA Act 33/34 clearances

8. Must meet job competencies within 90 days of hire

9. Must have a valid PA Drivers License

Important Notes

We are a Drug Free Workplace & an Equal Opportunity Employer