Northern Arizona Healthcare Transporter in Cottonwood, Arizona
The Transporter responsible for providing patient transportation in accordance with the Nursing Plan of Care and Medical/Surgical Standards of Care and Practice. The Transporter may provide basic life support to the ill or injured patient while being transported to and from departments within the hospital. S/he performs other duties, as assigned or directed, that are within the scope and abilities of the individual's training. The Transporter may interact with patients and/or families, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.
Transport patients to and from clinical, ancillary and support areas via wheelchair, stretcher or beds as requested to include transport of patients on oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, and appropriate drips.
With assistance, transfers patients to or from beds, wheelchairs or stretchers as needed.
During discharge, assist patients in and out of vehicles and escorts or transports them to and from hospital lobby and open doors.
Keeps RN informed of any changes in patient behaviors/status.
Accurately utilizes the teletracking system to respond to and complete transport jobs.
Performs clerical duties (answers telephone, filing, photocopying, etc.) as needed.
Communicates patient information/incomplete assignments to ensure continuity of care.
Participates in creating and sustaining a learning environment supported by evidenced based practice and research.
Focuses on personal development areas, engaging in professional/collegial interactions with peers.
Work collaboratively with peers and other health care providers, and participating in ongoing in-service and educational seminars.
Responsible for reporting any safety related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.
Adheres to regulatory and organizational standards affecting patient care and safety as well as all hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Practices in a safe and cost effective manner.
Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employees area of responsibility.
If required for position, ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.
Completes all company mandatory modules and required job specific training in the specified time frame.
Maintains timely and accurate documentation of assessments, interventions, EMR entries, and patient responses.
High School Diploma or GED- Required
Certification and Licensures:
Current BLS (American Heart Association)- Required
Fingerprint Card- within 90 days
ACLS (American Heart Association)-(VVMC only)- Preferred
3 months to 1 year- (VVMC/EMT)- Preferred
Requisition ID: 2021-8933
Street: 269 S, Candy Ln
Call Required: No
Experience: 3 months to 1 year - preferred
Certifications: Basic Life Support, Emergency Medical Technician
Full Name: First Last: JESSICA BROCK
Email Address: Jessica.email@example.com