Intermountain Healthcare Transporter- 7 On 7 Off- American Fork Hospital in American Fork, Utah

Job ID:220775
Greater Provo area

About Us

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Job Description

This position is responsible for transporting of patients, focusing on quality, safety, and customer service, while providing care and compassion to patients, families, visitors and staff.

Essential Job Duties

  • Transports inpatients in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Uses appropriate and approved transport pathways to ensure confidentiality. Uses appropriate method of travel and equipment as directed.
  • Uses Safe Patient Handling equipment as indicated
  • Uses isolation precautions and/or standard precautions appropriately.
  • Places soiled linen in designated areas.
  • Dresses carts and wheelchairs with linen per procedure.
  • Cleans transport equipment before and after every single patient and returns to appropriate storage areas.
  • Responds to Code Disaster, Code Green, Code Pink, Code Red, and Code Yellow when required. Knows location of fire extinguishers and fire pull boxes.
  • Always notifies patient nurse when taking or returning patient to/from room and notifies test site staff when patient arrives for test.
  • Utilizes written Patient Handoff Form and ensures that handoff form is filled out prior to initiating transport and signs and turns in form immediately after completion of transport.
  • Writes test location on whiteboard in patient room when leaving with patient.
  • Notifies patient nurse or test site staff of any problems that occurred during transport concerning patient condition or safety.
  • Responds to pager or other communication device such as Vocera badges in a timely and effective manner.
  • Communicates openly with operators and with other staff members.
  • Informs test sites and operators of any delays and clears transports when completed.
  • Communicates with test sites if transport will be delayed.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate: $10.86+
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Shift Details: This is a Full Time 7 On 7 Off position working a 2pm-12:30am shift. 7 on 7 off is defined as a work schedule working 7 days in a row, 10 hour shifts, followed by 7 days off.
  • Department: American Fork Hospital- Patient Transport

Minimum Requirements

  • BLS Certification for Healthcare Providers.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age if working in Radiology areas (per Intermountain's Employment of Minors Policy).

Physical Requirements

  • Carrying, Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Pushing/Pulling, Seeing, Speaking, Walking, Standing.

Preferred Requirements

  • Previous experience working in a hospital environment.

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. Intermountain Healthcare prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, disability and/or genetic information.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 35

Primary Work Location American Fork Hosp

Expertise Patient Care Support / Technicians

Job Type Full Time

Location US-UT-American Fork