Patient Transporter - Duke Raleigh Hospital - Full Time, 36 hrs/week 5am-530pm
Duke University Health System
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 166015
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs
Perform a variety of activities related to the transportation of patients, specimens and equipment. Greet and assist patients and visitors at hospital and clinics as directed.
Transport patients to and from clinical, ancillary and support areas directed. requested. employees. Perform other related duties incidental to the work via wheelchair, stretcher or van service as requested to include transport of patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips and special equipment. Assist clinical personnel in transferring patients to and from beds, wheelchairs or stretcher as Assist people in and out of vehicles and escort or transport them to and from hospital lobby: carry luggage, open doors and obtain messenger service for the transportation of people to other hospital locations. Approach, greet and offer assistance and direction to customers entering the hospital. Assist in the loading and unloading of patients onto ambulances and vans during periods of PRT non-service. Collect specimens, orders, requisitions and equipment and deliver items to appropriate destinations. Assist in maintaining order and cleanliness in hospital lobby and entrance. Assist nursing staff with removal of expired bodies from units and transport to morgue. Participates in the training of new Ensure patient is properly identified before transporting. Ensure equipment is clean and working properly. May transport to the OR, assist in roomturnover and confirm OR packet is signed Confirm method of transport and special needs. Attend educational programs as described herein
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Requires good verbal communication skills to interact with patient, required. families' doctors and clinical staff. Ability to follow oral andwritten instructions. Requires much walking, lifting and physical exertion. Operation of machines and equipment. Ability to lift, push or pull 100-200 pounds. Requires full range of motion. The ability to transport patients to various hospital locations is also
Work requires the ability to follow and provide instructions to the public generally equivalent to a high school education.
No experience required.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
BCLS certification must be maintained/completed by the end of the orientation period. A valid North Carolina driver's license may also be required.
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