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Category
Patient Care Support
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Department
Patient Transportation
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Schedule
Per-Diem
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Shift
Varies
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Hours
8 Hour Shift
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Location
Rancho Mirage, CA
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Job ID
107185




  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.



    • Position is responsible for transporting patients in all departments of the hospital, assisting with patient care and procedures.


  • Reports to



    • Supervisor, Lead Transporter


  • Supervises



    • None


  • Ages of Patients



    • Neonate/ Infant


    • Pediatric


    • Adolescent


    • Adult


    • Geriatric


  • Blood Borne Pathogens



    • Moderate Potential


  • Qualifications



    • Education



      • High School Diploma or GED required.


    • Licensure/Certification



      • Required: American Heart Association BLS


    • Experience



      • Preferred: Some hospital and / or patient care experience. Basic computer skills


  • Essential Responsibilities



    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and reports suspected violations


    • Demonstrates knowledge of hospital approved patient identifications procedures.


    • Communicates pertinent information and unfinished tasks to co-workers prior to breaks, lunches and end of shift to ensure continuity of workflow.


    • Provides safe and efficient transfer of patients.


    • Provides safe patient environment at all times:



      • Stays with patient, who may be in danger of falling and hurting themselves


      • Correctly identifies patient by use of armband.


    • Transports patients in a safe / comfortable manner to and from Department / Floors when necessary, reporting any changes that may occur during transport. (SBAR)


    • Assists Technologists/Nursing staff with patient procedures as assigned.


    • Assists Nursing staff/Technologists with moving patients when necessary.


    • Transports deceased patients to the morgue.


    • Responds and assists to Code Blue.


    • Notifies patients RN prior to transport and upon return.


    • Obtains copy of E.D. orders for Tech’s prior to exam when applicable.


    • Notifies Nurse if patient needs taken off or put on monitor during E.D. transport


    • Operates patient support equipment, such as: oxygen tanks(E tanks), Hovermats, and ergo-slide.


    • Maintains sanitizing gurneys and keeping them stocked.


    • Helps with Lab specimens when needed. Routinely transports specimens from surgery to Lab.


    • Escorts visitors, patient’s families to waiting areas, cafeteria, and etc.


    • Performs dispatch duties as needed.


    • Stocks O2 / E tanks throughout the hospital.


    • Demonstrates good body mechanics moving, lifting and transporting patients.


    • Provides patient observation at the discretion of a nurse and communicates observations of patient condition changes to nurse.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

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