Job Description

Employment Type:
Full Time 80
Shift:
Day
Other Shift Details:
6:00 am to 2:30 pm also weekend
Job Code:
1630
High school diploma and understanding of computer functions.
 
Candidates will need to have specialized training in HEV, as well as, body mechanics and lifting techniques.
 
Essential Functions
 
Dispatch and ensure that transporters are being effective in their duties. Transports patients as assigned by the supervisor safely and promptly utilizing proper transporting techniques. Assists with the logistical status of the departments by locating and maintaining transportation devices such as stretchers and wheelchairs.Lead Transporters will be flexible in order to adjust to the volumes of patient transfers.Works as a transporter when scheduled and needed.
 
Nonessential Functions
 
Transports patients to and from clinical, ancillary and support areas via wheelchair, stretcher or beds as requested to include transport of patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips and special equipment.With assistance, transfers patients to or from beds, wheelchairs or stretchers as needed.During discharge, assist patients in and out of vehicles and escorts or transports them to and from hospital lobby.Serves, as needed, as a member of the Hospital’s Lift Team.Properly indicates patient locations during transports through the use of HEV. Responds to transport requests in a timely manner.
 
Functional Demands
 
Prolonged periods of standing, walking, or sitting while on duty.Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 50 pounds with or without assistance.Transferring, re-positioning patients.Reaching, stooping, bending, kneeing, and crouching for patient care functions.Visual and auditory acuity and manual dexterity essential to performing designated duties required.Optimal auditory acuity required. Manual dexterity involving the handling of equipment and instruments or needles is essential to performing assigned duties.Ability to perform effectively in a stressful and fast-paced environment.Ability to pass all required health and other screening tests.Physical conditions are clean, neat and well lit. Maybe subjected to unpleasant sights and odors, stressful situations and hazardous or infectious agents where judgment as to precautions need to be taken is essential. Climate control and ambient temperature variances may be experienced. Exposure to limited amounts of hazardous chemicals or substances and infectious disease processes are a possibility. Hours of duty maybe irregular or unexpectedly extended due to emergency circumstances.Direct contact with blood or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply. Personal protective equipment is made available and must be worn.

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