Patient Transporter PRN Days & Nights in Orange City, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/20/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    6/20/2019
  • Job ID:
    19005583
  • Job Family
    Patient Care
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Fish Memorial

Job Description


Description
Patient Transporter AdventHealth Fish Memorial
 
Location Address: 1055 Saxon Boulevard Orange City, Florida 32763
 
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Fish Memorial
Career growth and advancement potential
Health Insurance Coverage
Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement

Work Hours/Shift:
Per Diem, Days & Nights
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Coordinates with radiology and nursing staff regarding patient transport. 
  • Coordinates with CMU if patient is on telemetry.
  • Ensures proper method of transport by communicating as needed with nursing staff.
  • Utilizes safe lifting practices in transferring patient to appropriate transport method.
  • Moves patient to and from stretchers and wheelchairs, as needed.
  • Assist others in lifting and moving of patients.
  • Performs basic patient care duties, within scope of practice, ensuring patient comfort, safety and privacy.
  • Transports patients with O2, suction, IV, etc. as needed, monitoring status and reporting to nursing staff as needed.
  • Cleans and maintains department wheelchairs and stretchers, reporting any maintenance needs or safety hazards.  Maintains department stock of O2 as needed for patient transport.
Qualifications
What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Patient care and communications skills to work with patients from infant, childhood, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • High school graduate or equivalent is required.  
  • Six months customer service or equivalent is required. 
  • Must be able to use computer for patient information and basic department clerical functions.
  • CNA or other direct patient care experience preferred.  
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
  • BLS required through the American Heart Association. 
 
Job Summary:
The Transporter performs patient transport duties for all areas of Nursing and Radiology, transferring patient to appropriate transport vehicle and transports patient to and from patient rooms.  Coordinates and schedules transport as needed between patient floors and other departments in order to facilitate patient care.  Monitors and coordinates with nursing regarding status of O2, IV, suction etc.  Provides for patient comfort and safety during transport.  Performs basic cleaning of wheelchairs and stretchers.  Monitors O2 tanks and stocks as needed to ensure adequate supply for transport.  Assists in patient transfer to and from bed or chair as needed.  



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

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