Job Description

  • Requisition ID
    2018-7866
    Shift
    01 - Days
    Department
    Central Transport Srvcs
    Facility
    Deer Valley Med Center
    Position Type
    PRN (On-call)
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    19829 N 27TH AVE
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.

    Qualifications

    Education
    High School Diploma or GED Required

    Experience
    1 year work experience in customer service Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    Clinical Other\BCLS - Basic Life Support BLS training course C Upon Hire Required

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    Transports patients and materials throughout all hospital areas. Each transporter is responsible for their individual average transport time, which should be under 14 minutes. Uses two-way radios for communication with dispatch. Maintains transport equipment and supplies. Complies with regulations, safety and patient care protocols. Ensures that all customer service standards and quality standards are met for communication with patients, staff and public.

    The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles in growth and development for the patients and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's departmental policies, and procedures.

    Follows hospital and consolidated services policies regarding dress code appearance. Appropriate uniform must be worn. Maintains 100% confidentiality according to standards.

    Must be proficient in CPR/BLS within 30 days of hire. If staff member cannot demonstrate CPR/BLS proficiency within the stated time frame, they will be terminated. Staff member must pass lift test through occupational health prior to employment.

    • Transports patients by wheelchair, stretcher, bed or chair to and from designated areas or departments. Complies with all safety protocols when transporting patients and materials. Uses proper body mechanics. Ensures patient safety when transferring a patient to and from multiple surfaces and/or devices. Operates two-way radios for communication with dispatch. Follows established guidelines for all radio communications. Information, language and content of broadcast must strictly conform to established standards.
    • Completes accurate patient check-in/check-out procedures for each area. Alerts clinical staff before moving patient and adheres to patient precaution checklist. Communicates appropriately with patient. Introduces him or herself, verifies patient identity and informs the patient of their destination.
    • Complies with established UBBF protocols, radiation monitoring requirements, PPE guidelines. Must maintain current CPR certification.
    • Maintains wheelchairs and stretchers appropriately. Sanitizes equipment following established protocols. Immediately reports any equipment malfunctions and removes the items from service.



    It is the policy of HonorHealth to provide equal opportunity in employment. Selection and employment of applicants will be made on the basis of their qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

    Please review the Equal Employment Opportunity poster.

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