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Transporter

Company: HCA
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Capital Regional Medical Center is a fully-accredited healthcare facility with more than 1,100 employees and 500 physicians. A 266-bed, acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including a Pediatric ER and an Express Care ER. We also offer a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic/Spine Center, Physical Therapy Services, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Wound Healing Center, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for the safe and timely transport of patients. Responsibilities include: excellent customer service, effective communication skills, follows applicable policies/procedures, attitude of ownership, ability to effectively coordinate with other hospital staff, physicians and departments

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Provides safe, efficient patient transportation. * Demonstrates proper knowledge, use and care of transportation equipment. Operates and maintains assigned equipment in an effective and safe manner. * Recognizes and reports signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect to immediate supervisor. * Follows policy regarding admissions and transfer of patients from various departments. * Verifies transfer requests and obtains all appropriate signatures. * Transfer all requested items with patient. * Alerts nursing staff of patient arrival to room for all transfers or new admissions. * Follows guidelines concerning communicable disease and use of Universal Precautions. * Utilizes appropriate equipment to protect patient and staff. * Repositions room to safe and tidy condition by removing clutter from patient care areas. * Transports patient while maintaining safety. * Orients patient to surroundings. * Follows restraint policies before, during, and after transport. * Maintains dignity of the patient. * Assists patients and their families with information regarding transport. * Seeks ways to assists fellow staff and ancillary departments. * Maintains and promotes customer relations. * Assesses and maintains equipment in readiness for transport. * Follows chain of command regarding occurrences, incidents and complaints, completing all paperwork. * Generates, completes, and submits patient transport log. * Takes initiative to properly remove and secure portable oxygen cylinders. * Assists in orientation process of new transport staff. * Completes job specific competency/skills checklist and is able to demonstrate required skills and /or verbalize advance knowledge base related to specific skills. * Follows appropriate protocols for the transport of fall-risk patients. * Always utilizes two patient identifiers prior to transport. * Connect telemetry according to policy to include calling central monitoring to ensure two patient identifiers, telemetry box number, and confirm transmission of rhythm. * Performs other related functions as assigned. * Provides patient/family education as per department and hospital policy and procedure.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Capital Regional Medical Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

* Student Loan Repayment* * Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs* * Paid Personal Leave * 401k (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service) * Identity Theft Protection discounts * Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options * Adoption Assistance * Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)* * If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position

Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

* High School Diploma or equivalent required

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

* BLS - AHA Healthcare Provider required

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:

* Previous patient transportation experience preferred

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

* Ability to help move patient from bed or stretchers utilizing proper body mechanics * Ability to stand for long periods of time * Frequent lifting * Demonstrated skills in organization, verbal and written communications

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