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Realizing Exceptional Achievements at a Community Hospital

Realizing Exceptional Achievements at a Community Hospital

Job Training

These are some of the departments/businesses where REACH students job train. We currently partner with St. Joseph's Hospital, Women's Hospital and Tampa Bay Boulevard Elementary.


Classroom Assistant

The Classroom Assistant's duties may include:

  • Providing support to children with classroom activities on an individual or small group basis
  • Giving extra assistance to children with special needs
  • Motivating and encouraging students
  • Assisting with marking or correcting work
  • Cataloging projects for teacher
  • Preparing materials for upcoming assignments or projects
  • Assisting in other ways, as needed by teacher

Media Center Assistant

The Media Center Assistant's duties may include:

  • Assisting students and staff in locating materials in the library media center by answering questions
  • Circulating library materials; includes checking materials in and out, delivering equipment to teachers
  • Maintaining the library collection; includes shelving books, reading shelves, adding and withdrawing items
  • Performing general secretarial responsibilities including typing, filing, laminating, cutting out shapes and letters
  • Maintaining a clean, orderly and attractive environment; assisting in the preparation of displays
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Student Nutrition Assistant

The Student Nutrition Assistant's duties may include:

  • Arranging food and beverage items (e.g. placing in steam tables, a la carte trays, filling racks, mobile carts, etc.) for the purpose of making items available to students and staff
  • Monitoring students' food choices for the purpose of meeting mandated requirements and ensuring adequate nutrition
  • Serving a la carte food and beverage items for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional requirements and/or requests of students and school personnel
  • Removing trash to outside dumpster
  • Washing pots, pans and cooking utensils
  • Panning and preparing food for the following day
  • Stocking milks and juices in self-serve cooler
  • Assisting other personnel for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work duties

Sterile Processing Technician

The Sterile Processing Technician's duties may include:

  • Sterilizing all equipment required for surgeries, exams and other medical procedures
  • Assembling all equipment required for surgeries, exams and other medical procedures
  • Taking inventory
  • Maintaining inventory
  • Ordering equipment, as needed

Child Care Teacher's Aide

The Teacher's Aide duties may include:

  • Observing and monitoring children's play activities
  • Assisting in instructing children in health and personal habits such as eating, resting and toileting
  • Reading to children and assisting in teaching them simple painting, drawing, handcrafts and songs
  • Organizing and participating in recreational activities such as games
  • Assisting in the preparation of food for children and serving meals and refreshments to children
  • Regulating the children's rest periods
  • Assisting teacher with other activities and tasks as requested by the teacher


Job duties are determined by individual departments, their needs and the skill of the REACH student.

Clerical duties may include:

  • Answering and directing phone calls
  • Making phone calls (i.e. reminding patient of upcoming appointment)
  • Taking and distributing messages
  • Organizing and scheduling appointments
  • Handling inquiries and incoming work requests
  • Receiving, sorting and distributing incoming mail
  • Maintaining filing systems
  • Photocopying, scanning and faxing
  • Checking and entering data on computer
  • Updating and maintaining databases
  • Keeping office area neat and tidy

Floor Assistant

The Floor Assistant's duties may include:

  • Stocking cabinets in all halls
  • Stocking cupboards in patient rooms
  • Preparing cribs and stocking crib drawers with baby supplies for patient rooms
  • Clerical tasks
  • Dishcharging patients
  • Making rounds to rooms to deliver water and juice as well as items needed for new mothers and babies

Environmental Services Technician

The Environmental Services Technician's duties my include:

  • Cleaning patient and non-patient areas of the hospital
  • Cleaning occupied and discharged patient rooms
  • Cleaning offices
  • Cleaning ancillary areas
  • Distributing linen to rooms and storage areas
  • Distributing equipment and supply maintainance
  • Performing other duties as requested by shift supervisor

Mail Clerk - Ricoh Americas Office Solutions

The Mail Clerk's duties may include:

  • Delivering and picking up of mail to over 50 different departments in 3 different buildings
  • Delivering copy orders to various departments
  • Sorting mail
  • Looking up current addresses of undeliverable mail
  • Re-addressing and/or delivering undeliverable mail
  • Operating copy center/mailroom office equipment

Materials Distribution Technician

The Materials Distribution Technician's duties may include:

  • Receiving orders
  • Preparing and dispatching orders to their destinations
  • Receiving stock in the warehouse and keeping inventory
  • Ordering materials and supplies that are necessary for running activities in the warehouse
  • Communicating with vendors or other distribution agents
  • Keeping warehouse and/or storeroom neat, clean and organized

Imaging Transporter

The Imaging Transporter's duties may include:

  • Transporting and discharging patients to their appropriate destinations
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Performing CPR in emergency situations (CPR/AED certification required)
  • Performing other duties as requested from supervisor

Outpatient Rehabilitation Assistant

The Outpatient Rehab Assistant's duties may include:

  • Clerical tasks
  • Setting up individual rooms for patients/therapists
  • Maintaining and cleaning medical and therapy equipment
  • Interacting with therapists, staff and patients
  • Assisting therapists in other duties, as needed


The Cashier's duties may include:

  • Processing guest transactions of purchased menu selections to include: ringing up sale, tender of money or processing credit card or payroll deduction
  • Maintaining cleanliness of cashier islands and work areas
  • Cleaning, organizing and restocking cashier islands and service areas for the next shift
  • Displaying great customer service to all guests
  • Other duties that might be needed by the supervisor

Facilities (Maintenance) Technician

The Facilities Technician's duties may include:

  • Monitoring and replacing light bulbs in all assigned facilities, as needed
  • Making minor plumbing repairs, as necessary
  • Performing basic electrical work and determining when an electrician is required
  • Hanging pictures and shelving, as needed
  • Dismantling and installing furniture
  • Transporting goods or equipment as assigned
  • Performing immediate cleaning duties necessary to maintain a clean facility
  • Performing other maintenance duties as assigned by the Facilities Manager

The Facilities Technician is responsible for the repairs and maintenance of all facilities on St. Joseph's Hospital property. The Facilities Technician will assess and consider daily:

  1. the safety of our employees
  2. the security of our assets
  3. the service to our members

Other departments/businesses where REACH students job train include: Endoscopy/Pre-Op, Laboratory, and Pathology.

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