Transporter-Patient Transport

Job Number
210706
Banner Del Webb Medical Center
Shift
Other
Department
Banner Del Webb Medical Center - Patient Transport
Position Type
PT: Part-Time
Street Address
14502 W. Meeker Blvd.
City & State
US-AZ-Sun City West
Posting Category
Patient Transport

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The Banner Del Webb Patient Transport team is hiring for a part time patient transporter. Our ideal candidate will have customer service experience, current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and will exhibit the 3 E's - Energy, Enthusiasm and Excitement!

 

Shifts are 10 hours and vary to include rotating weekend and holidays.

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About Banner Del Webb Medical Center
Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center excels in providing extraordinary health care to residents of the northwest Valley of metro Phoenix and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. With 366 licensed beds, the hospital provides a wide range of services, including acute medical and surgical services as well as intensive care, emergency and urgent care, inpatient/outpatient surgery, cardiac catheterization, neurology, orthopedics, oncology, urology, pulmonary, obstetrics and gynecology, extended care, outpatient diagnostic services, acute and outpatient rehabilitation and adult behavioral services.

 

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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 make health care easier, so life can be better. 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.