Safe Pt Handling & Mobility Mgr

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

Step up and lead with a regional leader. Advance your career with an award-winning organization that excels in helping our communities stay healthy and our region grow stronger. Make the most of your management talents at Carilion Clinic, an award-winning healthcare network that includes seven hospitals, multi-specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.


The Safe Pt Handling & Mobility Mgr provides oversight, education, training and hands on assistance of the Safe Patient Handling equipment; requires understanding of patient care activities, patient assessment and understanding of the equipment to ensure the correct equipment is used at the appropriate time; and will require strong computer skills and ability to develop statistical data, trending information and reports.


Duties Include:

  • Provide on-site didactic and hands on training for nursing and other medical center staff in the use and proper application of available unit specific safe patient handling equipment to ensure OSHA compliance, improve patient and medical staff safety during transfers and bedside activity and promote a culture of injury prevention and safe patient handling throughout McLeod facilities.
  • Will provide orientation and training to nursing and other medical center staff, competency assessment, assessing staff learning needs regarding all aspects of Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (Unit Peer Leader Program, regulatory requirements, equipment, bariatric).
  • Provide training to nursing staff on application and implementation of BMAT (bedside mobility assessment tool) to identify mobility levels of patients in their care; to outline mobility plans when mobilization is needed for patient care activities.
  • Assist in the analysis and investigation of employee patient handling injuries by providing expertise in safe patient handling best practices; identify and provide recommendations for additional training for incident avoidance.
  • Coordinate enhancements in interdisciplinary communication regarding safe patient handling and mobility.
  • Outline, develop and create safe patient handling collateral materials: newsletters, tip sheets & equipment guides to foster safe patient handling best practices and equipment application and use.
  • Plans and delivers technically competent care to patients with complex needs.
  • Participate in unit/program level quality improvement processes and initiatives as well as customer service program.
  • Record and report on engagements including job coaching, training and consultation requests; updating records regularly for compliance tracking.
  • Responsible for equipment tracking, accessory inventory and supply; identifying defective or damaged equipment, initiating red tag and repairs.
  • This position may include other clinical or administrative assignments necessary to the mission of Carilion Clinic.
  • Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values. Qualifications Required Skills RN, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist. Hospital bedside in-patient experience a must. Previous instructional/teaching duties a plus.


Based in Roanoke Virginia, we offer compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach programs. Join and guide a team of caring individuals who embrace and reflect our values‐commUNITY, courage, commitment, compassion, and curiosity‐in all that we do. And realize the advantages of professional stability, strong technological resources, and true advancement potential.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: BSN Required.  MSN preferred.

Experience: 3-5 years’ experience in health care required.  Prior bedside (direct care) clinical experience in a hospital setting preferred.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Registered Nurse in State of VA required

Other Minimum Qualifications:  Excellent public speaking, presentation and communication skills.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with all levels of management and staff.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.


Requisition Number: 29378 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Any Day, Any Shift 
Shift Details: Exempt. May include weekends and evenings
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4036 
Recruiter Email:

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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