TITLE (REQ ID):|
TRANSPORTER, FULL TIME/VARIED (118405)
RADIOLOGY - DIAGNOSTICS
HOURS PER PAY PERIOD:
ST JOHNS REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR
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In 1912, community leaders established St. John's Regional Medical Center to meet the needs of the thousands of residents who had settled on the Oxnard plains, which is located in California’s celebrated Strawberry Coast in the heart of sunny year-round weather. The hospital grew from a six-room wooden structure to a 266-bed modern healthcare center. With our partner facility, nearby St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital, 181-beds, we represent one of the largest acute-care health organization in Ventura County.
In addition to competitive salaries, St. John's offers a comprehensive package of benefits including free medical coverage for you and your dependents, a 403(b) plan with employer match, as well as a separate employer-paid pension plan, and tuition reimbursement.
Under direction from transportation supervisor, and according to established policies and procedures, the Transporter transports patients to various hospital locations, delivers patient charts, tests and so forth to appropriate locations, picks up and stores supplies, and assists in maintaining a variety of noncomplex transportation related records including name of patient (or material) transported, arrival and departure times, problems encountered and so forth.
Requires high school diploma and CPR certification; hospital experience working with patient transportation preferred.
Ability to read in order to ensure correct patient and/or materials/equipment is transported and to write in order to maintain noncomplex records on patient names, pick-up sites, delivery times and so forth.
Ability to understand and follow noncomplex written and verbal instructions in order to transport patients to appropriate hospital locations.
Approximately three months on-the-job experience necessary in order to learn hospital department locations, and to attend required back school and lifting techniques, IV and oxygen transport, CPR, confidentiality, infection control, etc.
A thorough understanding of prompt patient routing and work flow between departments.
Basic interpersonal skills necessary in order to pleasantly communicate with patients and other hospital personnel in transporting patients and/or other materials.
Ability to maneuver wheelchairs, stretchers through obstacles in hallways.
Must be able to squat to hook up I-meds, and place foot pedals down.
Ability to use both hands and feet simultaneously while locking brakes and rolling equipment, etc.
Heavy use of gurneys and wheel chairs.
Moderate use of computers and related equipment.
Moderate use of other office equipment.
This position is represented by SEIU, Local 399 and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
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