Patient Care Support
Patient Transportation
Full Time
8 Hour Shift
Rancho Mirage, CA
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  • 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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