Transporter

Job Code Number: 1750000-9920-16

  Transportation Svcs

  PRN · Rotation to include weekends · PRN

Alicia Delbridge
adelbridge@regionalonehealth.org
877 Jefferson Ave.
Memphis,  TN 38103

  • BLS Certification
  • CPR Certification
  • JOB SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:   Provides timely transport of patients and delivers specimens and equipment to and from all areas of the hospital in accordance with established practices and standards.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    EDUCATION:  Ability to read, write and follow instructions.  Qualified by education, training or experience to work with the adolescence, adult, and/or geriatric patient as specialty assignment dictates.

    EXPERIENCE:  Some experience is preferred in Healthcare or related facilities, as well some on-the-job training. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to perform services within the unit to include: patient transport, utilization of patient tracking system, customer service and environment and infection control practices.  Demonstrated ability to follow written and oral instructions, communicate effectively with service response personnel, nursing/hospital staff, patient, and others to ensure efficient and timely transportation services.  Available to work flexible shifts required. 

    LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION:  CPR/BLS certification must be obtained during orientation process.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Constant walking and standing during assigned shift.  Ability to  bend, stoop, twist; physical ability to transfer patient, push wheelchair patients, and assist patients in rising from and returning to wheelchair; exposure to infectious agents; hearing and visual acuity to perform tasks and receive/interpret instructions. Heavy Work - Exerting up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 30 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  (May be further defined as "with assistance" or "without assistance").