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Patient Transporter Job in Cleveland, Ohio US

Patient Transporter

OhioMeansJobs.com 2 - Cleveland, OH

Posted: 2/18/2020 - Expires: 5/18/2020

Job ID: 215948458



Job Description

OhioMeansJobs|Cleveland-Cuyahoga County OMJCC is currently sourcing Patient for healthcare provider located in downtown Cleveland. The Health Unit Coordinator will provide a high level of customer service to patients, families, visitors and employees to promote and supports the highest level of patient experience. Performs administrative and clerical duties to ensure efficient operational flow in their assigned department.

Job Profile Summary

Transports patients and equipment from one area to another.
Job Description Responsibilities:
  • Transports patients to and from clinical, ancillary and support areas via wheelchair, stretcher or beds as requested, including patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips and special equipment.
  • Transfers patients to or from beds, wheelchairs or stretchers, with assistance.
  • Transports patients during discharge to hospital lobby and opens doors.
  • Ensures proper oxygen levels in tanks before transporting patient.
  • Approaches and offers assistance to patients and visitors in the hospital environment.
  • Communicates to nursing personnel, clinicians, technicians or reception regarding patient's arrival and departure.
  • Verifies and confirms standard precautions and correct patient identification by comparing information from pager and patient wristband to obtain correct medical chart and verify proper mode of transportation.
  • Disinfects and maintains equipment throughout the hospital. Performs environmental and safety checks then documents findings.
  • Identifies malfunctioning ambulatory equipment and reports it to the appropriate department for repair or replacement.
  • Moves and delivers equipment and linen carts to the appropriate staging area and depots.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education:
High School Diploma or GED required.

Certifications:
None required.

Complexity of Work:
  • Requires organizational, decisive judgment, problem solving, communications, good customer service skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks, be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions as needed.
Work Experience:
After selection and placement, requires three months on-the-job training and orientation to learn multiple hospital and clinic
locations, special procedures and patient emergency and safety procedures, proper body mechanics necessary to safely move
patients.

Physical Requirements:
  • Requires full range of body motion including handling of patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye/hand coordination.
  • Requires normal or corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
  • Requires working with some exposure to communicable disease.
  • Medium work-exerting 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-25 lbs. of force frequently and/or 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.
  • Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.
Personal Protective Equipment:
Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

OMCCC 8179-9148
Recruiter Hotline 216-777-8255

Job Summary


Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
Attained Certificate of equivalency for a HS degree
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Work Shift:
First
Job Reference Code
OMCCC 8179-9148
Salary
$15.00 - $0.00 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
N/A
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
N/A