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Patient Transporter - Patient Transport - Chula Vista Medical Center - Night Shift - Full-Time

Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

HoursShift Start Time:VariableShift End Time:VariableAdditional Shift Information:Weekend Requirements:Every OtherOn-Call Required:NoHourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):$20.000 - $22.314 - $26.777 -The stated pay scale reflects the range that Sharp reasonably expects to pay for this position.--- The actual pay rate and pay grade for this position will be dependent on a variety of factors, including an applicant's years of experience, unique skills and abilities, education, alignment with similar internal candidates, marketplace factors, other requirements for the position, and employer business practices. - -
What You Will Do
Patient Transport assists with mobilizing patients using lift equipment and/or mobilization aids and other trained health care professional to provide safe and effective patient transports throughout the facility. Patient Transporters transport equipment, supplies, specimens, and patients using the transport tracking system; ensuring that the patients are monitored and the environmental pathway is safe for travel.

Required Qualifications

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED
    Preferred Qualifications
    • 1 Year Hospital experience or similar experience.
      Essential Functions

      • Communication and teamwork
        * Practice effective communication in a demanding environment.
        * Demonstrates positive interpersonal skills and attitude towards patients, visitors, physicians, coworkers, supervisor, and all hospital staff.
        * Communicates relevant patient information to appropriate staff.
        * Recognizes barriers to transporting and communicating with patients and their plan of care and seeks resources or options.
        * Communicates incomplete transports to appropriate units and staff.
        * Communicates with all team members in regards to day-to-day operations; barriers and/or obstacles for transporting.
      • Safety
        * Effectively provides safe and effective transports of patients utilizing correct mode of travel.
        * Complies with all mobility requirements and ensures that equipment is available, stored properly, and cleaned regularly.
        * Demonstrates the ability to transfer and transport patients, with assistance, with complex clinical support equipment safely, maintains the integrity of intravenous lines, suction devices, feeding tubes, etc.
        * Takes action in life threatening situations and immediately notifies the licensed nurse.
      • Patient mobilization
        * Role models and utilizes appropriate use of lift and mobilization equipment and/or aids.
        * Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, ambulates patient utilizing the appropriate equipment or assist device.
        * Assist with lateral and supine patient transfers from bed to chair, chair to bed, bed to gurney, gurney to bed, bed to bed, etc.
      • Transport
        Patients and Items:
        * Correctly utilizes the transport tracking system for transporting patients and items:
        * Tracking and progressing jobs
        * Accepting jobs - limited job rejections
        * Delay and cancellation of jobs
        * Uses mini tasks and task assistance when available
        * Correctly identifies patients by using two patient identifiers.
        * Transports patient with required patient hand-off protocol.
        * Maintains the log book for signing patients in and out of the morgue.

        Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
        • Knowledge of proper body mechanics for safe transfer of patient and self.
        • Working knowledge of medical terminology.
          Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class
          AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association

Keywords: SHARP HEALTHCARE, Chula Vista , Patient Transporter - Patient Transport - Chula Vista Medical Center - Night Shift - Full-Time, Healthcare , Chula Vista, California

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