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Transporter - Full Time Days

Company: SSM Health
Location: Madison
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

  • Safely transports patients via wheelchair, stretcher or bed to designated sites as requested, including patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips, monitors and other equipment.
  • The Hospitality Specialist accompanies the patient upon transfer and/or discharge as indicated. Communicates with patients and orients visitors or significant others to the nursing unit or waiting areas. Assists patients transfer from or to wheelchairs, stretchers or hospital bed
  • Assists patients with entering their vehicles
  • Promotes safety by accurately identifying each patient through the use of two patient ID methods
  • Contributes to physician and nursing staff satisfaction by timely delivery of patients to the appointed unit, clinic, or test site.
  • Contributes to safety and quality care by relaying any needed patient information to the healthcare providers.
  • Delivers and exchanges equipment to requesting staff or departments throughout the facility such as IV pumps, beds, etc.
  • Performs inventory counts on stored and in use of hospital equipment assets and re-stocks equipment to units throughout the facility based on their designated par levels. Utilizes time and equipment supplies economically and conscientiously.
  • Safely and effectively performs handling of hospital equipment and as recommended in the user's manual, with knowledge to recognize common mechanical problems and initiate appropriate corrective action as shown during training and annual competencies.
  • Cleans and disinfect of hospital equipment assets as shown during training. Completes annual competencies as directed
  • Promotes safety and team building among the internal transportation department, the nursing units, and the ancillary units to positively effect timely service delivery.
  • Computer skills necessary for effective use of transport module
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Physical Requirements
    • Constant standing and walking.
    • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
    • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
    • Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.
    • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
    • Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
    • Frequent use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.
    • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-50 lbs.
    • Frequent lifting/moving patients. At SSM St. Marys Hospital in Madison we have an Transporter opening, this position is scheduled for 40 hours per week as a day shift. Our Patient Transporters come from a diverse set of backgrounds, making SSM Health a great place both to share your own knowledge and, more broadly, to learn from your peers. In return, you can expect a work environment where:
    • Employees feel valued, respected and free to express themselves;
    • Each employee finds meaning in work, leveraging skills and talents toward a greater purpose;
    • Teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, while management is supportive. If you listen and respond with great care Then wed love to learn more! Please fill out your application today and join a network of employees just as kind and powerful as you. Transports patients, specimens and equipment throughout the facility.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Transports patients via wheelchair, stretcher or bed to designated sites as requested, including patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips, monitors and other equipment.
      • Assists patients with entering and exiting vehicles, including transfer from or to wheelchairs or stretchers.
      • Delivers equipment and specimens to requesting staff or department. May assist staff with removal of deceased bodies from units and transport to morgue.
      • Greets and provides information and direction to patients and visitors.
      • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
      • May clean and disinfect hospital equipment, including intravenous pumps, drips, and monitors, using established cleaning guidelines.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
        • High school diploma or equivalentEXPERIENCE
          • No experience requiredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
            • Constant standing and walking.
            • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
            • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
            • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
            • Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.
            • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
            • Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
            • Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.
            • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
            • Occasional lifting/moving patients.
            • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
            • Occasional driving.SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

Keywords: SSM Health, Madison , Transporter - Full Time Days, Other , Madison, Wisconsin

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