Patient Transporter PD

Lifespan Corporation • Providence, RI 02940

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Summary:

Under general supervision of Central Transport Manager transports patients and patient related materials throughout the hospital campus. Works primarily in out- patient clinical areas such as the Fain Health Center (FHC). All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patients.

Responsibilities:

Transports patients and materials within the hospital and to and from outside facilities. Transports patients via wheelchair or stretcher to and from clinical and ancillary. Assists clinical personnel in transferring patients to or from beds chairs wheelchairs and/or stretchers.

Supports department areas as directed by the dispatcher.

Collects specimens cultures orders and requisitions and delivers items to appropriate destinations. Delivers audiovisual equipment.

Maintains established department policies and procedures related to quality assurance safety environmental and infection control.

Performs other related duties as required. Performs all essential functions with consideration of the age-specific needs of the geriatric adult and adolescent patient. Fosters patient and family centered care and transport services in accordance with the Lifespan and The Miriam Hospitals mission vision values with consideration of the life span including all developmental stages as well as cultural patterns.

Other information:

BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

Equivalent to four years of high school.

Physical ability to perform essential duties.

EXPERIENCE:

Up to three months of proficiently performed basic duties.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Healthcare environment such as acute care hospitals physicians offices and ancillary healthcare enterprises.

Works with transport equipment and has direct patient contact.

Any potential hazards are minimized or nullified by adherence to established safety procedures and precautions including use safety equipment and protective clothing.

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Location: The Miriam Hospital USA:RI:Providence

Work Type: Per Diem

Shift: 1

Union: Non-Union

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