Patient Transport Aide

Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating  from The LeapFrog Group,  Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology  with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing.  Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite.  Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at: http://www.mercydurango.org/



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Job Description/Job Posting ID: 132683



Recruiter Contact: [email protected]



Clinic/Department: 7388 MRMC RADIOLOGY SUPPORT 



Hospital: MERCY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER 



Schedule: Part Time



Shift: Variable


Position Summary



Assist the staff by performing tasks related to the transport of patients, and indirect patient care. Provide an effective method for the delivery of necessary supplies and items for continuous patient care.



Minimum Education Requirements




  • High School Diploma or equivalent



Minimum Experience Requirements




  • Previous experience as nurse assistant preferred

  • Good people skills and organizational skills required

  • Must be physically able to lift and / or transport heavy items / objects

  • Ability to understand English and to follow direction



License/Certifications




  • Current BLS certified. by American Heart Associate required



Position Duties (Essential Functions, Include % of time)



Patient Transport – 50%




  • Performs the safe, timely transport of patients interdepartmentally and upon discharge.

  • Conducts rounds for the proper, timely delivery and pickup of various items such as supplies, records, specimens, x-rays, orders and equipment.

  • Promptly responds to stat calls and meets requests of clinical staff

  • Responds to calls regarding violent patients and assists in take down.

  • Remains accessible at all times and offers to help in order to alleviate heavy transitional work loads.

  • Accurately reports any observed patients status change needs to Technologist or Nurse

  • Organizes and prioritizes work to be completed with assigned time frame.

  • Documents all round times and stat trips on transport daily log if applicable.



Communication – 20%




  • Performs the safe, timely transport of patients interdepartmentally and upon discharge

  • Informs patient of procedures.

  • Responsible for the transport of patient valuables/belongings and ensures they accompany patient

  • Conducts rounds for the proper, timely delivery and pickup of various items such as supplies, records, specimens, x-rays, orders and equipment

  • Promptly responds to stat calls and meets requests of clinical staff

  • Responds to calls regarding violent patients and assists in take down

  • Remains accessible at all times and offers to help in order to alleviate heavy transitional work loads Communicates frequently with Unit Clinical Coordinator regarding current work status and whereabouts.

  • Communicates frequently with Unit Clinical Coordinator regarding current work status and whereabouts.



Supplies – 15%




  • Accurately reports any observed patient status change needs to RN.

  • Organizes and prioritizes work to be completed with assigned time frame.

  • Performs stocking duties as assigned and directed by staff.

  • Reports any mechanical malfunctions to staff.



Equipment – 15%




  • Maintains department stretchers, wheelchairs in patient ready condition.

  • Safely maintains oxygen tanks.

  • Measures and records patient's weight as directed by nursing personnel.



 


Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 



 

Company
Centura Health
Posted
06/22/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Durango, CO 81301, US