Occupational Health is a section of Human Resources dedicated to the detection, prevention, evaluation and treatment of specific job-related injuries and/or illnesses. The department also provides health education for OHSU employees and volunteers. Occupational Healths exposure control and compliance programs are critical to keeping OHSU staff and volunteers healthy, which also protects the patients, students and community we serve.The Hospital Aide assists in the care of patients at a medical facility by performing simple tasks and maintaining a safe, clean, efficiently stocked environment. This position will be responsible for two primary functions: 1) Patient Check-in and 2) COVID-19 NP Swab collection.
Responsible for COVID-19 Patient check-in, Epic order submission for COVID-19 test to be performed. Including collection of CDC and OHSU required screening questions. Additional responsibilities may include: Running labs, sending negative result notifications, order supplies, and manage patient flow by directing patients at the testing site.
Perform COVID-19 NP Swab for COVID test.
Assist in training new aids
High School diploma or GED
Reads, writes and speaks fluent English
Must be able to effectively utilize oral and written communication skills with staff and the public in English
Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks
Ability to develop systems/routine independently to reflex standard work defined by unit
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Basic understanding of OHSU University Hospital and Clinic Policies and ProceduresEpic or EMR experience
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm