CentraState Healthcare System

  • Transporter

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/10/2018 4:14 PM)
    ID
    2018-8376
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Location
    CentraState Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    9A-5P
  • Overview

    Transports patients to and from ancillary departments and nursing units as directed.

    Responsibilities

    • Consistently carries and answers walkie-talkie on first page.
    • Makes deliveries promptly and returns to work area.
    • Utilizes proper body mechanics when moving patients to and from stretchers and wheelchairs and during transport in order to avoid injury to self or others.
    • Runs errands as requested when not performing patient transports. Delivers lab specimens, cleans stretchers and wheelchairs, or other requested items to correct departments.
    • Ensures stretchers and wheelchairs are in proper working order and notifies transport dispatcher when repairs are needed.
    • Cleans equipment and supplies.
    • Stores stretchers, wheelchairs and O2 regulators in proper locations.
    • Makes rounds at the end of shift (8 pm and 10 pm) to obtain stretchers and wheelchairs. Brings them to storage area for a.m. runs to begin.
    • Accurately enters all required data on worksheets. Enters data on a timely basis.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • High school diploma or equivalent required.

     

    Work Experience:

    • Previous experience in a healthcare environment preferred.

     

    Licenses and Certifications:

    • CPR certified required or must be obtained within the first year of employment.

     

    Required Knowledge and Skills:

    Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

    Physical Demands

    Working Conditions:

     Normal hospital environment. Intermittent exposure to unpleasant conditions, illnesses and contagious diseases.

     

    Exposure:

    Potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

     

    Physical Demands:

    Sitting - Rarely

    Standing/Walking - Continuously

    Kneeling/Stooping - Occasionally

    Bending/Climbing - Continuously

    Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Frequently

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds - Continuously

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Continuously

    Typing/Filing - Rarely

     

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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