Patient Escort Resume Sample

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Your main effort when applying for a patient escort position should go into writing the resume.

The resume is your main document and says a lot about what you are capable of doing – and what you have done in the past.

Use it sensibly.

Here is a resume sample to help you along:




Patient Escort Resume Sample



Paul Wilson

8 Abington Avenue, Glenside, PA 59310
(000) 659-8547
Paulwilson @email . com


Performance Summary
Over 7 years of experience in performing duties necessary to provide safe, courteous and efficient transport of patients, equipment and supplies to and from patient care areas and departments within a hospital facility.

Organized and reliable, assists nursing staff to create, maintain and provide a safe environment. Able to provide physical and emotional support to patients throughout the transit procedure. Hands-on experience in disinfecting and maintaining and setting up equipment such as orthopedic traction setups.

Professional Competencies

? Physical Support ? Ambulatory Support ? Specimen Handling
? Disinfection Procedures ? Sanitization ? Equipment Maintenance
? Records Maintenance ? Patient Counseling ? Emergency Services
? Morgue Bagging ? Charge Cards Handling ? Permission Requests


Selected Accomplishments
• Successfully implemented core sanitization procedures, resulting in increased safety of patients and staff members
• Saved a patient’s life during inter-unit transport, by providing him with immediate CPR in the event of a heart attack
• Transported 43 patients during a particularly busy day at the office
• Devised clinical records handling metrics, which proved to be exceptionally safe during patient transit


Claire Health System, Glenside, PA | 11/2013 – Present
Patient Escort
• Look through work orders to determine which patients need transportation between units
• Identify patients through their tags and records, before picking them up from transport
• Engage patients in conversation to keep their fears at bay during the transport process
• Assist patients onto wheelchairs and portable beds, ensuring their wellbeing and comfort
• Create and maintain patients’ records, ensuring that they are updated on a regular basis

Claire Health System, Glenside, PA | 6/2009 – 11/2013
Patient Escort
• Provided patients with limited information on procedures that they are scheduled for
• Ensured that all paperwork such as patients’ documents and records accompany the transit
• Handed over patients and their files to nursing personnel within the destination unit or department
• Transported specimens such as blood samples, and equipment to and from different units and departments
• Assisted patients in and out of beds, providing support with personal needs such as toileting and grooming

Sava Health Services, Glenside, PA | 2/2007 – 6/2009
Patient Services Aide
• Created and maintained effective communication with assigned patients to determine their problems
• Ascertained that patients were made comfortable throughout their stay at the hospital
• Provided medication reminders and observed assigned patients during the course of their admission

St. James High School, Glenside, PA | 2006
High School Diploma

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