Transporter Full Time Nights (rotating weekends)(Job Number: 02873-10496)
Work Location: United States-Florida-Atlantis-JFK Medical Center - Palm Beach
Job Type: Nursing Support
Full Time Nights (Rotating Weekends)
Palms West Hospital
At Palms West Hospital, we're celebrating 27 years of excellence in healthcare. Our state-of-the-art, 204-bed facility offers top-quality care in every category from preventative programs to elective, major and emergency surgery. What truly differentiates Palms West from the rest, are our people, a team of dedicated healthcare professionals who understand that a hospital stay can be an especially trying period for a family and who do everything they can to make the experience less stressful. Palms West has established a position of medical leadership by listening to the needs of people in our community and responding with compassionate, quality health care and innovative new services that meet those needs.
Located on a spacious 94-acre campus in Palm Beach County, the surrounding areas are: Wellington, which is a community known for its abundant parks, quality schools, attractive neighborhoods and equestrian interests. Royal Palm Beach, is 10 miles west of the Atlantic Ocean and is located in the central part of Palm Beach County which is in the Southeastern part of the State. Loxahatchee located in Palm Beach County Florida is known for its large acreage parcels, new homes, and equestrian community
Palms West Hospital is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for seven consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
Job description includes but is not limited to:
The Transporter under the supervision of the Imaging Supervisor and/or Imaging Director, ensures the safe transport of patients throughout the hospital. Acts as a courier between the related units of the hospital
Provides for patient’s privacy during transport process.
Remains aware of any change in patient’s condition during transport and promptly notifies appropriate personnel.
Assists technical staff in moving patient upon arrival and exam completion
Transport supplies and equipment related to patient using extreme care to prevent damage.
Maintains stretchers, wheelchairs and oxygen tanks in a neat orderly manner Properly identifies patient with name and DOB and has chart before leaving nursing unit
Has appropriate handoff communication forms before leaving the floor
Notifies the Monitor tech before leaving and returning to the floor
High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Previous experience in a hospital setting, or in transportation of patients
EMT certification preferred or CNA certification preferred
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required