Transporter

Job Number
204302
Banner Staffing Services - Arizona
Shift
Other
Department
Banner Staffing Service AZ - Banner Staffing Services-AZ
Position Type
BR: Banner Registry
Street Address
525 W. Brown Road
City & State
US-AZ-Mesa
Posting Category
Patient Transport

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 Supplemental employment!

Various shifts needed all days of the week as a Hospital Transporter in one of our West Valley Banner Health facilities, (Banner Estrella).

 

This is a Registry position as a Transporter, there are No guaranteed hours and No benefits

This position is responsible for the safe transport of patients and materials in support of the various nursing units at a Banner Estrella

Weekend work will be required

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About Banner Staffing Service AZ
Supporting Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. In addition, we provide the best training in the business, so you can hit the ground running as you enjoy unequaled clinical variety, professional flexibility and lifestyle choices. We provide registry and travel assignments throughout the western United States. The registry allows you to create your own schedule by offering opportunities in a variety of hospital, home care and primary care settings. Banner Travel offers short-term assignments of three twelve-hour shifts per week. Our pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer training in the country's most advanced simulation center. You will also enjoy the stability only an organization as large and successful as Banner Health can offer.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position transports patients and distributes requested items as needed throughout the facility in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols.

 

Essential Functions

  • Transports patients safely and efficiently between various departments following appropriate transfer techniques and proper isolation/infection control procedures. Validates patients identity based on established department protocol. Remains alert to patient condition and promptly communicates changes to clinical staff.

 

  • Assists with patient handling and lifting using appropriate patient safety equipment and appropriate safety procedures.

 

  • Provides distribution services of requested items between various departments as needed in accordance with established procedures that may include medications.

 

  • Responds to all job calls in a timely manner. May utilize computer system to track and update requests. Communicates status updates and location information as required in accordance with department protocols to help facilitate work flow.

 

  • Collects, cleans and disinfects patient care equipment and all other reusable items.

 

  • May perform supply restocking or assume clerical duties of assigned area as necessary.

 

  • May be required to operate golf cart to provide distribution services.

 

  • May be required to transport deceased persons to the facility morgue.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. BLS certification required.

Requires interpersonal skills to operate in a direct patient contact environment. Ability to interpret verbal and written information/instructions and effectively communicate with others. Must demonstrate basic knowledge of computer skills, organizational skills, problem solving skills, and ability to function with minimal direction in a fast paced environment. If required by facility, may be required to possess a valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the companys auto insurance policy.

Preferred Qualifications

Six months previous healthcare or customer service experience preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.