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Summary of Essential Job Duties
The Logistics Technician, under the direction of a licensed care giver, and after education and demonstration of competency, performs a variety of direct patient care activities or tasks specific to the unit/needs of the patient population. The Logistics Technician is primarily accountable for transporting supplies and equipment interdepartmentally and patients in all age groups. The Logistics Technician identifies safety concerns in the age-related population; institutes protective measures to provide a safe environment, and identifies normal growth and developmental milestones in neonates, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Observes safety guidelines in transporting supplies, specimens and equipment.
Utilizes appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when assisting in patient care.
Takes appropriate steps in maintaining equipment including those used for patient transport.
Reports observations and outcomes of activities performed.
Reduces the risk of patient harm resulting from falls -observes patient for risk of falling and takes action to prevent patient falls.
Demonstrates knowledge of normal growth and development in patient population.
Improved the accuracy of patient identification: uses two identifiers when transporting patient between units/departments.
Reduces the risk of health care acquired infection by complying with current CDC hand washing guidelines and CSMC isolation policy.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.