• Transporter

    Job Number
    231648
    Facility
    Banner--Univ Med Ctr South
    Department
    Patient Transport
    Address : Location
    US-AZ-Tucson
    Work Schedule
    Evening
    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
    Posting Category
    Patient Transport
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    About Banner - University Medical Center South
    Banner - University Medical Center South is a comprehensive medical center that includes an Emergency department, a state-designated trauma center and a Behavioral Health Pavilion. We are an Arizona Department of Health Services-accredited Cardiac Receiving Center and a Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders-designated senior-friendly hospital. The hospital is staffed by physicians who are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and is managed by Banner Health under an operating agreement with Pima County. Our specialty services include inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, treatment and education for diabetes, innovative geriatrics care and comprehensive orthopedics. For more information about Tucson, please visit: VisitTucson.org

     



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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.

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