Patient Transporter

Patient Transporter

AdventHealth | Tavares, FL, 32778, US
Salary Range:$22,000 – $25,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 19 days ago

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Description

**Description**

**All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:**

+ Benefits from Day One

+ Paid Days Off from Day One

+ Student Loan Repayment Program

+ Career Development

+ Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

**Our promise to you:**

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It's about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

+ Schedule:Full Time

+ Shift: Days 1:30pm -10:30pm

+ The community you'll be caring for: AdventHealth Waterman - 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, FL 32778

**The role you'll contribute:**

Responsible for the safe, timely, and accurate transport of patients, medical equipment, and patient-related items to their destinations enabling physicians, nurses, technicians, and therapists to perform their duties in an effective manner. Ensures positive patient and customer satisfaction, proper utilization of body mechanics, adherence to policies, procedures, and standards established by Crothall, Hospital, Department and Regulatory Agencies.

Acts as a positive role model and team player demonstrating company and hospital mission and values.

**The value you'll bring to the team:**

+ Transport patients between departments and to and from patient care areas via wheelchair, stretcher, bed, and other transport equipment.

+ Responds to transport requests with a sense of urgency, meeting time delivery goals.

+ Ensures patient safety by following established procedures and using only approved equipment.

+ Works closely with hospital staff and openly communicates and problem solves to ensure client and patient needs are met.

+ Handles medical equipment safely including IV pumps/poles, oxygen tanks, PCA pumps, chest tubes, catheters and traction while transporting patients.

+ Maintains positive and professional relationships with patients.

+ Ensures timely response to all patient and patient-related transportation requests and utilizes appropriate transport dispatching system in accordance with established guidelines.

+ Adheres to all policies, procedures and standards established by all regulatory agencies including but not limited to Federal, State, The Joint Commission, OSHA and CDC.

+ Actively participates in orientation and training activities.

+ Adheres to all Human Resource policies and procedures including those listed in the Employee Handbook and established by the Hospital and Department.

**Qualifications**

**The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:**

**KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:**

+ Effective verbal and listening communication skills

+ Service/Quality focused to meet a wide range of needs

+ Ability to navigate to/from various locations throughout the facility

+ Problem solver that can think quickly in cases of emergencies or unusual situations

+ Ability to multi-task and work at a fast pace

+ Displays neat, professional appearance with a smile.

+ Physical ability to withstand frequent to prolonged walking, standing, pushing, pulling and transferring patients

+ Able to communicate in English

**EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED** :

+ High school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience

**EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED** :

+ Hospital and/or patient care experience

+ BLS Certification

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

**Category:** Transportation

**Organization:** AdventHealth Waterman

**Schedule:** 1 - Day

**Shift:** AdventHealth Waterman

**Req ID:** 22041481

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.