Atlantic Health System is seeking a Per Diem Patient Transporter for the Transport Department at Hackettstown Medical Center.
Under the direction of Manager of Lead Patient Transporter, transports patients, equipment, and supplies, as needed.
Promotes a positive customer service culture. Provides general comfort measures to patients throughout the shift.
Provides post mortem care and assists in transporting body to the morgue and releasing the body from the morgue.
Safely assist patient in transfers, transports and discharges.
Reports any changes in condition or behavior to patients primary Registered Nurse.
Recognizes and responds to priorities in the patient care process.
Makes specimen rounds from all nursing floors.
Is able to initiate CPR.
Is able to initiate Code Gray and applies restraints safely according to hospital procedure.
Safely handle all patient belongings from admission to discharge.
Responds to hospital codes that apply to transport.
Transports equipment used by patient in the transfer.
Exchanges empty oxygen tanks for transports daily.
Installs bed traction and removal when ordered.
Inspects and make minor repair to wheelchairs and maintain log.
Completes inventory of wheelchair stock on shift quarterly or as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Any prior patient care experience preferred
Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.