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Transporter, Part-Time
LONDON KY 40741
Category: Health Care Industry
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89722399

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Catholic Health Initiatives

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Transporter, Part-Time
**Transporter, Part-Time**






**Description**






**Job Summary:**






Transports or escorts patients and families throughout the medical center to support timely delivery for testing, transfer between units, or discharge.






**Essential Duties:**






+ Assumes responsibility for safe patient transport from point of pickup of patient to delivery to the receiving department or discharge.



+ Prepares for and carries out transport of patients, patient belongings, equipment, supplies and medical records to and from departments.



+ Transfers patients to/from cart/bed/wheelchair using correct and safe equipment and techniques. Assists with patient lifts/moves as requested by Mercy staff.



+ Documents work activities according to policy and procedure.



+ Responds appropriately to patient requests and according to policy and procedure if these exist.



+ Observes and reports pertinent patient and family information to clinical/testing site personnel to promote patient safety and according to policy including IV pump alarms.



+ Provides appropriate information and directions to visitors, patients and staff as needed.



+ Cleans and stores equipment properly.



+ Maintains the physical environment in a clean, well stocked and orderly manner.



+ Complies with OHSA/The Joint Commission, infection control, and other pertinent regulatory requirements and guidelines.



+ Reports physical environment and safety issues to appropriate department or Safety Officer.



+ Utilizes software, pagers, phone systems and other resources appropriately and according to policy and procedure to respond to requests for service in a timely manner.



+ Displays competency in location of department/floor/units throughout the facility.



+ Demonstrates efficient use of supplies, time, and equipment.






**Qualifications**






**Education:**






+ High school diploma or equivalent.



+ Medical terminology preferred.






**Experience:**






+ Healthcare experience preferred.






**License/Certification:**






+ Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire, required prior to providing patient transport independently.



+ Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.






**Additional Responsibilities:**






+ Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.



+ Adheres to and exhibits our core values: **Reverence:** Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. **Integrity:** Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. **Compassion:** Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. **Excellence:** Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.



+ Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.



+ Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.



+ Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.



+ Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.






_Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers._ _/CBKYONE_






**Job** Clinical Support






**Primary Location** KENTUCKY-LONDON-ST JOSEPH HOSP LONDON






**Daily Schedule** 1






**Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 40






**Weekends Required** Every Other
**Req ID:** 2018-R0158690
We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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