Atlantic Health System is seeking a per-diem Patient Transporter for the Transport Services at Newton Medical Center to work 11PM - 7AM, including every other weekend.
Under the direction of Manager or Lead Patient Transporter, transports patient, equipment, and supplies, as needed, as well as morgue duties and assisting with minor environmental services duties.
Promotes a positive customer service culture. Provides general comfort measures to patients throughout the shift.
Provides postmortem care and assists in transporting body to the morgue and releasing the body from the morgue.
Makes specimen rounds from all nursing floors.
Responsible for pick up of medical records.
Safely assist patient transfers, transports, and discharges.
Takes extra pillow from patient room closet back to Ed when returning stretch to ED.
Reports any changes in condition or behavior to patients primary Registered Nurse.
Recognizes and responds to priorities in the patient care process.
Safely handle all patient belongings from admission and discharges.
Is able to initiate CPR.
Is able to initiate Code Gray and applies restraints safely according to hospital procedure.
Responds to hospital codes that apply to transport.
Transports equipment used by patient in the transfer.
Exchanges 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 quarterly or as assigned.
Responsible for minor Environmental Services duties as assigned when patient transports are slow. Duties may consist of buffing floors, vacuuming, dust moping, etc.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
Hard working individual with strong work ethic.
Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50lbs.
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.