The Transporter is responsible to safely and efficiently transport patients, equipment, or goods at the direction of the Service Center dispatcher. Exhibits integrity, innovation, and commitment to personal development. Demonstrates the UnityPoint Hospital FOCUS values and commitment to the mission.
Transports patients, charts, specimens, and required equipment to various treatment and diagnostic areas throughout the hospital. Provides emergency assistance to patients who become ill during transport until proper staff can be notified and assistance arrives. Initiates or assists in transfer of patients from and to bed, chair, car, and mode of transportation. Requests and obtains instruction/assistance from nursing staff fro patients that require isolation techniques, two-man lifts, toileting assistance, or that has support devices requiring special handling. Communicates status of assigned duties to Customer Service Center. Provides valet and other support services between transport assignments. Maintains BLS certification.
Must be able to read, write, comprehend, and communicate the English language fluently.
No experience is required for this position, but previous experience in a healthcare setting is desired.
Basic Life Support certification required upon hire. Requirement must be satisfied with the first 90 days of employment.
Pay: $11.06 - $16.22