Lift Tech /Orderly- (FT)-12 hr shifts - Days
Paducah, KY 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Baptist Health strives to cultivate a close-knit, positive and professional environment that encourages our employees to want to come to work every day.

When you choose Baptist, you have an opportunity to play a role in providing compassionate, quality care that makes a difference in the lives of our patients and promotes joy throughout our communities.

Job Description:

JOB DUTIES -Lift Technician / Orderly will provide support to nursing staff in direct patient care areas with difficult patient transfers: bed to chair, bed to stretcher, repositioning in bed, and vice versa. Assists patient with significant mobility issues to include ambulation, toileting, positioning, and ingress and regress from automobile. Assist with Emergency transfers and patient falls and educating staff with use of lifts, safe transfer training, patient and staff safety nursing care (i.e., positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in the use of bedpan, urinal, or commode, ambulating the patient, pre and post-operative care, documentation in EMR) Follows Hospital and Departmental policies and procedures. Practice is based on the theoretical framework of nursing at Baptist Health Paducah including principles of Relationship-Based Care.

QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITY -Completion of high school orG.E.D. required. Healthcare related experience required (i.e., nurse aide, EMT, nursing or healthcare related student). Good knowledge of body mechanics / physiology. Requires the ability to push/pull and frequently lift objects more than 75 pounds. Able to constantly walk and stand for prolonged periods, and remain in uncomfortable position for prolonged periods such as bending over. The Director conducts performance evaluations at the end of the three-month probationary period with input from the Supervisors. Evaluations are completed thereafter on a yearly basis.

If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now!

Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
"EEO Statement: Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and seeks to employ individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, religious or political beliefs, protected veteran status, employment status or any other protected class identified in any federal, state, or local law. Baptist Health specifically encourages minority, female, disabled, veteran and other candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply and strengthen our team. Please note that Baptist Health is a drug-free workplace and employment with Baptist Health is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.

Persons with hearing and speech impairments can contact Baptist Health facilities by using the Kentucky Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). For voice to TDD, call 800.648.6057. For TDD to voice, call 800.648.6056."


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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