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Transporter

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Panama City
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center, located in Panama City, Florida, is a 223-bed acute care hospital. For more than 40 years, Gulf Coast Regional has proudly served Bay County and our surrounding communities. Our top priority is to exceed patient expectations with the highest quality and most compassionate care. With more than 1,200 employees and 600 physicians, our fully accredited healthcare facility strives to provide state-of-the-art technologies and best practices in evidence-based care. Currently, our acute beds include a 20 bed adult intensive care unit along with a 4 bed pediatric intensive care unit.

Gulf Coast Regional is certified in Advanced Primary Stroke Care, accredited as a Comprehensive Breast Care Center, and is the area’s only Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI and Resuscitation. Our hospital offers a variety of services including orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac, vascular and interventional services. Gulf Coast Regional provides the only Pediatric ER in the area and the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in the region.

Our expanded emergency services include our new freestanding ER, Panama City ER. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Panama City ER is located on Highway 231 just north of Transmitter Road. As a full-service emergency department, the ER includes 11 private patient care rooms, a dedicated cardiac/respiratory resuscitation room, and full hospital lab and diagnostic imaging services including X-ray, CT scan and ultrasound.

Gulf Coast Regional’s highly skilled team of OB/GYNs and nurses provide compassionate care for our expectant mothers in private labor, delivery and recovery suites offering a safe, supportive and homelike environment. Our specialized practice of using couplet care, a model of caring that emphasizes mother and baby being cared for together, as a pair or “couplet,” provides one nurse to personally help our mothers and babies off to a happy, healthy start during their stay at Gulf Coast Regional.

Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center is honored to serve Bay County and the surrounding area. Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. 

POSITION SUMMARY: Patient Transporters are responsible for the safe and expeditious transport of customers and supplies to and from locations throughout the campus. Patient transporters are required to operate and maintain (cleanliness/safety) various types of patient transport systems (beds, specialty chairs, stretchers, and wheelchairs) along with their associated support equipment (e.g., oxygen tanks and regulators, IVs with poles, pumps, bed inflation units, and tubes) in accordance with established procedures. Follows policies and procedures of GCRMC. Participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to GCRMC standards of behavior. 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Explains the reason and procedure for transport to the patient and/or significant other using terms they will understand.
  • Immediately reports any information relayed by the patient and/or companion in regard to abuse.
  • Provides for appropriate privacy of patient.
  • Assist with patient’s safe transfer process, using correct body mechanics and requesting additional help when needed.
  • Identifies patient problems and reports occurrences to supervisor through established policies and practices.
  • Maintains adequate supply of linens, keeping clean linens on stretchers and stocking all imaging/dressing rooms.
  • Keeps wheelchairs, stretchers, and other related equipment and work areas clean and disinfected.
  • Confers with nursing staff prior to transporting a patient who is connected to oxygen, cardiac monitor, or any other device.
  • Follows established patient safety guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm. 

 

You are worth more than a paycheck. Our Benefits Raise the Bar:

401(k) with an employer match up to 9%

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Student Loan Forgiveness

Tuition Reimbursement

Paid Family Leave

Medical Plan Options, Dental & Vision

And much more!

Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • Applicable experience may substitute for education

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • BLS required at hire (through American Heart Association)

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
  • Reading and comprehension skills
  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners’ needs.
  • Organization, critical thinking, customer relations, and ability to multi-task and prioritize.

Notice

Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Tallahassee , Transporter, Other , Panama City, Florida

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