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Patient Transporter - 3p-11pm Weekends

Patient Transporter - 3p-11pm Weekends

Requisition ID 
2017-754222
Category 
Support Services
Position Type 
PRN
Shift(s) 
Weekends
Department 
Patient Transportation
Location 
US-OK-Oklahoma City

More information about this job

Overview

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

 

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

Responsibilities and Qualifications


Provides safe and effective transportation of patients to and from all areas of the health center.


Transports patients to and from all departments in a timely manner.


1.1 Transport all requested uncomplicated wheelchair patients in less than 15 minutes.
1.2 Transport all requested uncomplicated stretcher patients in less than 20 minutes.
Communicates with dispatcher prior to and after each patient transport via SpectraLink phone.

Maintains transport equipment by keeping it clean and in good repair and ready for use.


3.1 Clean transportation equipment on a weekly basis in accordance with posted standards (or if needed after a transport).
3.2 Informs supervisor of all needed repairs involving transportation equipment within 10 minutes of observed defect.


Maintains portable O2 equipment.


4.1 Fills all indicated line walkers daily according to accepted standards.
4.2 Informs supervisor of all needed O2 related repairs within 10 minutes of first observation of defect.
4.3 Demonstrates compliance to safety requirements in handling oxygen equipment.


Demonstrates effective communication skills in interactions with all customers.


5.1 Uses MIS to document patient location 100% of the time
5.2 Uses compassion and patience in communication with patients during transports.
5.3 Verbally expresses thoughts clearly and precisely.
5.4 Uses appropriate grammar and spelling in written communications.
5.5 Successfully completes MIS training in OA and OE applications. Demonstrates competence by effective, appropriate use of the MIS.
Confidentiality.


6.1 Maintains confidentiality of all patient information at all times.


Monitors patient during transport and always assist as requested, calling unusual occurrences to supervisor's attention 100% of the time.


7.1 Monitors patient during transport and always assist as requested, calling unusual occurrences to supervisor's attention 100% of the time.
7.2 Provides for patient comfort as indicated and observes visually for any signs of distress and calls to the attention of supervisor immediately upon arrival to designated area 100% of the time.
7.3 Always assists with patient handling as needed 100% of the time.


Assists in maintaining the overall appearance of the work environment.


8.1 Returns transport equipment to appropriate storage space 100% of the time.
8.2 Follows hospital policies for the disposal of soiled linens.
8.3 Contributes to the clean, orderly appearance of the hospital.
8.4 Wears designated uniforms at all times and name tag.


Safety.


9.1 Successfully completes "back school" prior to performing job duties.
9.2 Follows safety guidelines in lifting and transporting all patients.
9.3 Uses universal precautions as indicated.
9.4 Maintains awareness of potential environmental hazards.
9.5 Maintains CPR Certification.


Demonstrates knowledge of special needs and behaviors of specific age groups to include neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.


10.1 Demonstrates knowledge of the changes associated with aging.
10.2 Demonstrates the ability to provide care based upon physical, psych/social, cultural, safety and other age related factors.
10.3 Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient needs.
Performs other duties as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications:

Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

 

Education: High school graduate or student 16 years of age or older.
Certifications: CPR certification
Other: MIS competence, and completion of body mechanics course.

 

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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