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Transporter

Company: Medstar Research Institute
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary Transports patients, specimens, records, and schedules. Minimum Qualifications Education/Training Ability to read, write, and perform arithmetic calculations; high school graduation or equivalentpreferred. # Experience 3 months transporter experience. # License/Certification/Registration CPR certification preferred. # Knowledge, Skills # Abilities Good verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Adheres to schedule for pickup and delivery of patient diagnostic results to nursing units. Responds to stat deliveries promptly. Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations. Delivers and picks up messages, packages, medical records, interoffice mail, etc. to offices and departments. Maintains a supply of wheelchairs and stretchers at designated areas. Reports malfunctioning or safety hazards of transport equipment. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of rooms, equipment, or area assigned including wheelchairs, stretchers, portable machines, etc. Observes patient#s general condition when patient in their care. Observes proper condition of patient#s IV, urine retention bags, oxygen, chest tubes, and other medical devices while patient is in transit. Notifies nursing personnel of any difficulties. Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams. Performs other duties as assigned. Provides relief coverage when necessary to ensure continuity of service. Transports patients to and from clinical, ancillary, and support department areas as directed. Notifies nursing unit personnel on departure and return of patients being transported according to department standards. Assures patient safety and comfort, assists patients when needed, cleans and redresses patient when needed. Maintains appropriate isolation techniques when handling isolation patients. Assists clinical personnel in transferring patient to or from beds, chairs, wheelchairs or stretchers.

  • Job Summary
  • Transports patients, specimens, records, and schedules.

  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Education/Training
  • Ability to read, write, and perform arithmetic calculations; high school graduation or equivalentpreferred.

  • Experience
  • 3 months transporter experience.

  • License/Certification/Registration
  • CPR certification preferred.

  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.

  • Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Adheres to schedule for pickup and delivery of patient diagnostic results to nursing units. Responds to stat deliveries promptly.

  • Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.

  • Delivers and picks up messages, packages, medical records, interoffice mail, etc. to offices and departments.

  • Maintains a supply of wheelchairs and stretchers at designated areas. Reports malfunctioning or safety hazards of transport equipment.

  • Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of rooms, equipment, or area assigned including wheelchairs, stretchers, portable machines, etc.

  • Observes patient's general condition when patient in their care. Observes proper condition of patient's IV, urine retention bags, oxygen, chest tubes, and other medical devices while patient is in transit. Notifies nursing personnel of any difficulties.

  • Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Provides relief coverage when necessary to ensure continuity of service.

  • Transports patients to and from clinical, ancillary, and support department areas as directed. Notifies nursing unit personnel on departure and return of patients being transported according to department standards. Assures patient safety and comfort, assists patients when needed, cleans and redresses patient when needed. Maintains appropriate isolation techniques when handling isolation patients. Assists clinical personnel in transferring patient to or from beds, chairs, wheelchairs or stretchers.

Keywords: Medstar Research Institute, Baltimore , Transporter, Other , Baltimore, Maryland

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