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Patient Transporter | Nursing Float | Memorial Hospital

Beacon Health Systems
South Bend, IN 46601
  • Job Code

    • Reports to the Director, Summit Center. Transports patients to locations within the hospital and performs a variety of duties in support of the objectives of the department.
    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
      • Easy access and convenience
      • Outstanding patient experiences
      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
    • Education and Experience
      • The level of knowledge, skills and abilities indicated below are acquired through the successful completion of a high school diploma (or equivalent) or equivalent knowledge. The completion of a high school diploma or equivalent is preferred. Must maintain current CPR certification. Previous experience in patient transportation or working in a healthcare environment is preferred.
    • Knowledge & Skills
      • Demonstrates the communication skills necessary to read, write and spell non-medical terms; also must be able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
      • Demonstrates basic mathematical skills necessary to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
      • Demonstrates interpersonal skills necessary to consistently interact with patients, families, visitors and staff in a courteous manner and to maintain positive working relationships.
      • Demonstrates good organization skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
      • Requires ability to work independently and take initiative.
      • Requires ability to operate portable telephones and other electronic devices used for the transport process. Also requires fine motor skills for manipulation of highly technical equipment used to meet patient care needs.
      • Demonstrates ability to follow Back Safety regulations and Infection Control Procedures (including universal precautions and correct isolation techniques).
    • Working Conditions
      • Works in a patient care environment requiring physical exertion, frequent changes in job demands, certain undesirable patient care activities and possible exposure to bio-hazards.
    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.

Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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