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Transporter 1 - Full Time - Rotating Shifts

Company: Concord Hospital
Location: Manchester
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

SummaryThe Transporter reports to the Messenger Transport Manager and is responsible for providing direct basic patient care and transportation for a group of patients, from simple to complex, under the guidance of the Registered Nurse. Responsible to assess patient mobility, to ensure the correct mode of transport was ordered and utilized. Assist the patient to/from bed, stretcher or wheelchair with the need to address moving oxygen, Foley catheter bags and IV pumps. While in transit, Transport personnel have total care and responsibility of the patient. Must have good critical thinking skills to be able to react to unforeseen patient care needs while in transit (episode, medication reaction, sick, unconscious, fell asleep). In addition, transporters are responsible for transporting medical equipment, medical records, laboratory specimens, patient meal trays, and materials. Use of computer programs needed to perform dispatch functions.EducationHigh school or equivalent (GED).Certification, Registration & LicensureCertification required obtaining: American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification, or equivalent course credentialed by American Heart Association within 3 months of hire date.ExperienceEvidence of experience in working effectively and positively with patients, registered nurses, and as a member of the multi-disciplinary team.ResponsibilitiesProvides assistance to nursing and transports patients to designated areas of the hospital.Transports medical equipment medical records, laboratory specimens, patient meal trays and materials to appropriate destinations. Responsible for the privacy of patient medical records, stability of specimens and the conformance of equipment.Serves as the fill in dispatcher. Responsible to dispatch resources utilizing critical thinking skills to meet patient care needs in an effective and efficient manner. Ability to prioritize appropriately. Utilizes the dispatch database.Serves as the fill in resource person and is the primary liaison between team resources and customers. Able to manage da to day operations.Demonstrates effective time management skillsDemonstrates adherence to safe patient handling policy, as well as equipment competence to include, but no limited to beds, wheelchairs, stretchers, oxygen, IV poles and pumps.Helps assure a clean, safe environment with stocked supplies and functioning equipment. Responds per policy to nonconforming product.Assists nursing with basic patient care.Performs job specific requirements and other duties as assigned.Concord Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.EEO is the LAWApplicants to and employees of this company are protected under federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link above to find out more.If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, you may contact Human Resources at 603-230-7269.Physical and Work RequirementsThe physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The Dictionary of Occupational Titles Material Handling Classification is MEDIUM. The employee must regularly lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 pounds, frequently lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 25 pounds, and occasionally lift, carry or push/pull up to 20 50 pounds.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to walk. The employee is frequently required to bend, do fine motor, do repetitive motion, hear, reach, speak, and quat. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, sit, smell, and stand.Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception, far vision, near vision, and peripheral vision.The employee is frequently exposed to airborne pathogens, bodily fluids, moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to bloodborne pathogens, chemotherapeutic agents, electrical hazards shock, radiation, slippery surfaces, toxic or caustic chemicals, vibration.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Keywords: Concord Hospital, Manchester , Transporter 1 - Full Time - Rotating Shifts, Other , Manchester, New Hampshire

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