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Lead Patient Escort

Houston, TX 77030

Posted: 07/02/2024 Category: Medical Specialist Job Number: 39307 Approx. Rate per Hour (negotiable): 17.00 Branch: Houston Office Industry: Medical

Job Description

Hire-Up staffing is looking for a dedicated, flexible and patient person to escort hospital and ambulatory patients traveling by wheelchair, stretcher or hydraulic stretcher to their destinations.

Pay: $17
Schedule: Varies based on hospital needs

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to):
  1. Complete Daily Disinfection & Tracking Log for each patient that is escorted from one of the Patient Entry Points to their 1st appointment/destination 
  2. Sanitize the wheelchair prior to each patient using the Wheelchair “High-Touch” Disinfection/Inspection Protocol
  3. Following the Equipment Checklist for Assisting Patients on and off the wheelchair
  4. Transport each patient in a timely and safe manner to the initial appointment from the Entry Point.
  5. Provide courteous and professional service to all patients and their caregivers that equates to excellent customer service at all times
  6.  Ability to follow direction, navigate throughout the campus independently, good communication skills and great demeanor
  7. Push 200 pounds + via a wheelchair
  8. Minimum education: HS diploma

Preferred: Excellent customer service skills, ability to push at least 200 lbs

Must have a clear background
Must be able to complete a drug screen
Provide immunization records & TB test
High School Diploma or GED
Employment Verification


Job Requirements

Patient Transportation, Leadership or Training

Additional Information

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Ashley Lafleur
Account Manager

Ashley LaFleur is a dedicated Account Manager at Hire Up's Houston branch. She brings a wealth of experience in human resources, recruiting, management, and business development, with over a decade in staffing and recruitment across various sectors including healthcare, engineering, and executive placements. A proud alumna of LSU, Ashley is passionate about substantially growing the regional healthcare division and contributing to the growth of other divisions. Ashley is excited to be at Hire Up, valuing the company's incredible team and vibrant, engaging culture. Outside of work, Ashley enjoys building and conserving puzzles and fishing with her boys. She is thrilled to be back at Hire Up and looks forward to making big things happen with and for the team.

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