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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
Transports patients from their room throughout hospital as needed to ancillary departments; adheres to schedules and notifies departments of schedule changes in a timely manner. Transports patients in a safe and efficient manner including use of AIDET.
Essential Job Functions
Transports patients and patient related items to and from various hospital locations to ancillary departments utilizing appropriate resources to ensure safe patient transport. Ensures patient is covered for comfort and/or privacy. Stays with patient at all times. Gives Hand-off communication to the receiving nurse. Verifies patient information using two forms of verification and makes sure the patient has proper identification bracelet. Notifies appropriate department within five minutes of patient delay for scheduled procedure or therapy sessions. Maintains daily transportation logs which includes departure and arrival times, name of patient, and/or equipment transported. May provide life saving care during emergency codes.
Monitors and inspects patient care equipment prior to and during transports. Cleans and maintains hospital transport equipment/wheel chairs and uses hospital monitor program to monitor transport as per schedule and disinfects surfaces between transports. Reviews equipment/orientation checklist at least annually to ensure competent use of equipment.
Healthcare and/or transport experience preferred
High School Diploma or GED Preferred
Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We'll also reward your hard work with:
Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
Paid time off
And much more
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
All (United States of America)
SS Human Resources
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Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours
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