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.
Internal Number: 2018-13572
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