Catholic Health Initiatives Transporter - Full Time - Central Transport in BREMERTON, Washington

Transporter - Full Time - Central Transport

Description

Job Type: Full Time

Scheduled Hours per 2 Week Pay Period: 80

Daily Schedule: 8am - 5:30pm

Weekends Required: Every Other

Location: Harrison Medical Center/Bremerton

Harrison Medical Center has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary:

This job is responsible for transporting patient and equipment between departments/locations. Provides with basic aspects of patient care, patient mobility and maintenance of equipment under the direction of a Registered Nurse in a defined care team. Contributes to the delivery of patient focused care.

Essential Duties:

  • Assists with cleaning of equipment and maintenance of department; may exchange oxygen tanks and/or attach IV’s to wheelchairs or gurneys as necessary.

  • Escorts patient at the time of discharge from their room to personal transportation.

  • Maintains a safe work and patient environment, adhering to the hospital’s Safety, Risk Management, Regulatory Standards and infection prevention.

  • Provide Client and Patient Relations.

  • Performs basic life support, gives assistance to medical staff during emergencies, and may respond to hospitals codes.

  • Performs basic patient care activities, based on skill, ability and limitations of scope of practice, as directed by management and/or nursing staff.

  • Transports patients to and from nursing units and ancillary departments in a manner conducive to patient safety and comfort, including special needs.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

One year recent work-related work experience, preferably in a hospital setting, preferred.

License/Certification:

Current AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider certification.

Additional Requirements:

Candidates will need to demonstrate their ability to meet these requirements by:

  • Safely lifting and lowering 60 pounds from the floor to their waist 3 times in 15 minutes

  • Roll/turn and scoot a 200 pound dummy with assistance in a bed 10 times

  • Push/pull 100 pounds; roll/turn/scoot 200 pound dummy with assistance

  • Safely reach shoulder height with 8 pounds 3 times in 10 minutes

  • Push/pull 25 pounds of force 15 feet 10 times in 5 minutes

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location WASHINGTON-BREMERTON-HARRISON MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 9:00am to 5:30pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2018-R0162053

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.