New Hanover Regional Medical Center Transporter - Patient Transport in Wilmington, North Carolina
Transporter - Patient Transport
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This position has access to and knowledge of extremely sensitive, private and confidential materials. Ability to maintain the highest standard is required with zero tolerance. All the primary duties within this document will be performed according to established policies, procedures and guidelines within the department and the Medical Center. JOB SUMMARY: Works under the supervision of the CTD Coordinator. Transports patients, as well as assists with direct patient care and procedures that have been ordered by a physician. Ensures that transport equipment is maintained properly. Performs other duties as assigned. PRIMARY JOB DUTIES: 1. Transports patients by stretcher, bed, wheelchair, or walking. Provides care for patients during transport and in the department. 2. Reports changes in the patient to others for follow up. 3. Cares for patients by assisting them to restrooms, providing bedpans, blankets, etc. 4. Assists patients by lifting and transferring from bed to stretcher, bed to wheelchair, etc. 5. Removes soiled linen and replenishes clean linen. 6. Attends holding area as requested. 7. Assists patients and family members by responding to inquiries and providing information based on departmental and organizational policy. 8. Ensures that transport equipment is maintained properly. 9. Performs related duties such as reporting equipment malfunctions, assisting others, cleans work area and transportation equipment, etc. 10. Demonstrates standard of performance (ownership, teamwork communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. 11. Performs other related duties as required. ESSENTIAL JOB SPECIFICATIONS: 1. Education: High school graduate. 2. Licensure / Certifications: American Heart Association HS (Heart Saver) required within the first 6 months of hire. Nurse Aide preferred 3. Experience: Experience preferred.