Transporter - Runners (PRN) - Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
Methodist Stone Oak Hospital - San Antonio, TX

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Schedule:
Variable

Hours: Variable

Rotating Weekends

Location:
Methodist Stone Oak Hospital

General Statement of Duties:
Provide every patient with the highest quality of professional care and ensure the safety of the patient while in transport. Uses good body mechanics needed to care for patients. Demonstrates knowledge needed for proper use of wheelchairs, stretchers and other transporting equipment.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Transporter must introduce His/Herself to the patient; identify the patient by checking armband to assure transportation of the correct patient.

2. Provide transportation of patients throughout the hospital, including discharge.

3. Signs the patient in and out on the unit or uses Teletracking Transport module.

4. Maintains a cooperative and ethical relationship with patients.

5. Understands and follows infection control/universal precautions in the performance of all tasks.

6. Understands and follows fall prevention and hand-off communication in the performance of all tasks.

Job Description Appendix A:
Physical Requirements

Environmental and Physical Demands/Hazardous Conditions:
WORKING CONDITIONS

(X) INSIDE: Spends approximately 40 hours or more per week inside.

( ) OUTSIDE: Spend approximately __ hours per week outside (driving/running work related errands).

( ) BOTH: The activities occur inside and outside in approximately equal amounts.

WORK POSITIONS: (defined in 10% increments of work time): Sitting

10%

Standing

40%

Walking

50%

LIFTING/CARRYING DEMANDS

( ) SEDENTARY WORK: Lifting 10 lbs. maximum and occasional lifting and/or carrying articles.

( ) LIGHT WORK: Lifting 20 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying articles weighing up to 10 lbs.

(X ) MEDIUM WORK: Lifting 50 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs.

( ) HEAVY WORK: Lifting 100 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

( ) VERY HEAVY WORK: Lifting objects in excess of 100 lbs. with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing more than 50 lbs.

( X) Ability to lift, push and pull with assistance (mechanical or co-worker) the weight of an average patient specific to the department.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Freq Some None Freq Some None

Lifting/carrying

X

Repetitive arm/

hand movements

X

Pushing/pulling

X

Eye-hand-foot coordination

X

Stooping/kneeling/

Bending

X

Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)

X

Crawling

X

Finger dexterity

X

Climbing

X

Color vision

X

Balance

X

Vision acuity – far

X

Depth Perception

X

Vision acuity – near

X

Hearing Acuity

X

AGES OF PATIENTS SERVED

X

Birth – 1 year = Neonatal/Infant

X

18 – 64 years = Adult

X

1 - 11 years = Child/Pediatric

X

65 years + = Geriatric

X

12 - 17 years = Adolescent

N/A = No responsibility to treat/care

for patients

MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS

X

Manage stress appropriately

X

Make decisions under

Pressure

X

Manage anger/ fear/ hostility/violence of others

X

Handle multiple priorities

X

Work alone

X

Work in confined or crowded areas

HAZARDS

Frequent Some None Frequent Some None

X

Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents

X

Exposure to x-ray/electromagnetic energy

X

Exposure to extreme conditions, hot/cold

X

Exposure to high-pitched noises

X

Exposure to dust/fumes/helicopter

X

Exposure to communicable diseases

X

Exposure to moving mechanical parts

X

Blood-borne pathogen exposure

X

Exposure to potential electric shock

X

Gaseous risk exposure

X

Adverse weather conditions

X

Hazardous road conditions

X

Exposure to laser beams

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience:
High school graduate or equivalent preferred. Previous experience in the Hospital role desirable.

Minimum License and Certificates Required:
Must hold a current CPR certification or must obtain during orientation period

Reporting Relationships:
Supervised By- Department Manager

Supervision Of- N/A

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