The Patient Transporter 1 transports patients, patients belongings, medical records, hospital equipment safely, and in a kind, courteous, and timely manner via wheelchairs, stretchers, beds, and carts.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Safely transports patients and their belongings, medical records, charts, and equipment to various areas.
Maintains friendly, efficient, positive customer service attitude toward customers, clients and co-workers.
Safely moves patients with traction, IVs, drainage apparatus, oxygen and other encumbrances.
Provides emergency assistance to patients who become ill during transport process until proper staff can be notified and assistance arrives.
Verifies the proper patient identity by visually checking patient identification or verifying with nursing staff.
When transporting a cardiac-monitored patient, RN will accompany patient unless patient meets criteria for nurse driven removal of Cardiac monitoring for Inpatient Transport. Stays with patient unless a licensed nurse takes over monitoring; watches for changes in patterns; calls for help when needed.
Notifies dispatcher of status of assigned duties and proceeds as instructed.
Champions overall safety in the department. Reports possible safety issues and recommends appropriate changes. Complies with OSHA, and other local, state, and federal regulations.
Dresses in designated uniform and adheres to proper hygiene when reporting to work and performing job duties.
Transports bodies to the morgue and ensures that proper documentation is completed.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Ability to use appropriate communication equipment, operate wheelchairs, hospital beds and stretchers.
Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both verbally and in writing.
Able to provide consistently excellent customer service with empathy, patience and confidence.
Able to understand the customer’s point of view and take ownership of creating a solution to their issues.
Interpersonal skills required to interact effectively with patients and staff.
Basic computer skills, including but not limited to: typing, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 Days of Hire or transfer.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!