Healthcare Support

Upon acceptance into EGTI’s healthcare support programs, students will  need to complete paperwork  and obtain specific immunizations to meet IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital’s employee and intern requirements. Students will also be required to complete a drug screening at IUHBMH. EGTI staff will schedule and arrange a time for students to complete this. The cost of the drug screening is included in tuition. Students must have a photo ID with them at the time of the screening.

Please refer to the Packing List on page 12 of the Student Handbook for clothing and shoe requirements.

The following immunizations are required by the Indiana State Board of Health and may not be waived.

  • Influenza
  • Two chickenpox (Varicella)
  • Two MMR
  • TdaP
  • Hepatitis B–only required for the Environmental Services training program
  • Two TB Skin Tests
  • Drug Screening–students will complete this at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

Nutrition Services (Dishroom and Tray Transport)

Provides support services within the Nutrition Services department relating to meal responsibilities. Practices safety and sanitation procedures and universal precautions in all work duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • completes duties within the dishroom including, but not limited to, washing pots and pans, unloading soiled trays, loading and unloading dish machine, cleaning equipment and floors, and disposing of trash
  • delivers food trays to floors and retrieves soiled food trays
  • uses free time productively to perform additional cleaning and organizing tasks
  • maintains confidentiality by following HIPAA guidelines
  • follows proper safety and sanitation regulations to create a safe environment for patients and customers and reports any safety concerns to the supervisor
  • performs other relevant duties as assigned

Environmental Services (Housekeeping)

Provides support in Environmental Services (housekeeping) as assigned which relate to housekeeping responsibilities. Practices safety and sanitation procedures and universal precautions in all work duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • provides excellent service to customers
  • maintains confidentiality at all times, including HIPAA guidelines
  • completes routine cleaning of assigned area according to guidelines and standards
  • keeps assigned work area clean and orderly
  • completes all cleaning assignments as stated in the daily break down or rotational schedule
  • works with supplies according to department sanitation and safety procedures
  • performs a variety of cleaning tasks using the appropriate chemical
  • tasks include; sweeping, mopping, damp dusting and cleaning equipment
  • cleans restrooms in assigned area to meet department quality standards
  • make beds according to guidelines using appropriate linens
  • collects and disposes of infectious and general trash using universal precautions
  • collects soiled linen and prepares for vendor transport
  • creates a work environment that promotes safety for patients, staff and customers
  • performs other relevant duties as assigned

Patient Transport

Responsible for safely transporting patients and visitors to and from testing sites and other locations within the hospital as needed. Responsible to provide excellent care and be efficient at all times.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • provides excellent service to customers
  • maintains confidentiality at all times, including HIPAA guidelines
  • performs transport function while maintaining awareness of patient safety at all times
  • secures patient chart, equipment and/or belongings during transport
  • follows Teletracking (computer recording) procedure for all transports
  • follows hand off procedure for communicating with the caregiver
  • follows oxygen transport policy and procedures including attaching and monitoring of oxygen tank levels during transport
  • maintains inter/intra department communication to facilitate smooth operations/Teletracking/Computer
  • cleans transport equipment after each use
  • performs other duties as assigned