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Patient Support Assistant 9/2/2016

University of California - San Francisco Medical Centers San Francisco, CA

Company
University of California - San Francisco Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
9692
AJE Ref #
576076908
Location
San Francisco, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title

Patient Support Assistant

Job ID

9692

Job Code

9226

Job Family

Patient Support Services

Location

Mount Zion

Weekly Hours

40 ; 100%

Appointment Type

Career

Department

Hospity Svcs MZ

Shift

8-hour Evenings

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

Union Information

This classification is represented by a union

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Our legacy of unsurpassed patient care and unceasing mission to integrate high-tech medical research with clinical operations has led to our prestigious standing as one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. As a premier health care institution dedicated to advancing health worldwide, UCSF Medical Center can also be the best place to advance and shape your career.

The medical center's employees are one of the most important reasons why we are recognized as one of the nation's best hospitals. To work at UCSF Medical Center is to be part of an institution that provides the highest caliber of care to patients; a nurturing, dynamic and team-oriented atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.


Department Description

The Hospitality Services Department provides housekeeping services, floor care, carpet care, specialized cleaning projects, recycling, solid waste removal, and biohazardous waste removal at three locations: Parnassus Heights, Mount Zion, and Mission Bay- Owens street. The department also provides consultative services to satellite UCSF clinics located throughout the Bay area. The main office of the department is located at 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA

Job Summary

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

* Cleans occupied patient rooms, and rooms between patients (discharges) following department procedures

* Cleans other assigned areas within the Patient Care Units

* Performs Patient Transports following department procedures

* Uses a computer to access APEX Hyperspace to accept and close-out discharge bed assignments and patient transport assignments

* Disposes of waste (trash, biohazardous waste, recycling) and soiled linen following departmental procedures

* Uses approved cleaning chemicals to maintain the cleanliness of assigned areas

* Uses proper body mechanics and body alignment when moving furniture and equipment when perform your duties

* Complete the training for Medications and Auxiliary Staff Competency

Required Qualifications

* High School diploma or equivalent

* Must possess excellent customer service skills.

* Previous hospital, skilled nursing facility, or hotel cleaning experience

* Is able to organize and prioritize work.

* Must possess good verbal and written communications skills.

* Must read, speak, and understand English.

* Basic arithmetic skills

Preferred Qualifications

* Computer (PC) experience

Licensure/Certification

* N/A

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at diversity.ucsf.edu. UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

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