Job Description

Patient Transporter
St. Dominic Hospital
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230pm to 11pm also weekend
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High school diploma or equivalent. Sufficient experience in health care or health agency setting preferred.

Must demonstrate ability to recognize patients' individual needs based on medical conditions, age (pediatrics, adolescents, young adults, middle aged, and geriatric), limitations and planned procedures.
Essential 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, repositioning 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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