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Sanford Health Lift Team Technician - Central Resource Pool in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Lift Team Technician | Central Resource Pool | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Central Resource Pool - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

The Lift Team Technician is responsible for any requests for patient lifts throughout the hospital, including all clinics on campus, in patient rooms, and wherever there is a need.

Primary responsibility is to provide safe lifting and transfers of patients requiring more than one person to perform the task. Displays strength in times of stress and disorder in order to meet the needs of the patient. Independently problem solves in order to effectively move a patient, without injuring the patient or the staff. Attends the campus assessment team calls. Gives advice and collaborates with nursing staff for moving patients. Responds quickly and with high efficiency to emergency situations, such as when a patient falls. Provides assistance in moving the patient to safety. Builds rapport with patients and assists with aggressive behavior. Demonstrates strong communication skills due to working throughout all of the hospital campus.

In addition to lifting patients and responding to other unexpected or unusual occurrences, delivers large equipment to specified units. May also perform Patient Care Technician (PCT) duties while assisting in the Emergency Department (ED) and other nursing units, for example: prepare patient treatment areas for use; prepare and clean medical equipment; dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards and policy; Maintains good body mechanics and lifting technique for lifts and transfers.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Communicates well downward, upward, and outward. Assists in assessing risks, benefits and consideration of alternatives. Uses varying problem-solving approaches and techniques as appropriate. Thrives in situations where there is risk and uncertainty. Takes a mindful approach to anticipated communications with colleagues and customers/clients. Pursues, prepares for and assumes new technical assignments and challenges. Maintains, to the greatest extent possible, a calm awareness. Helps others solve technical or procedural problems or issues. Explains impact of interactions with individuals and groups. Easily shifts gears and quickly changes course as new information becomes available. Develops a clear, complete understanding of needs and problems through careful listening, probing, reflecting, and summarizing. Demonstrates an ability to adapt to continuous change in work demands.

QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

One year of healthcare industry experience preferred.

Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications, including Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB).

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Nursing

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD05697

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