Patient Transporter-DL Newly Created Position Hours: days/evenings Variable Hours - PRN (As needed) Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: 71H -
Job Summary Transports patients, specimens, and equipment throughout the facility and service area. # Job 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. Provides continuous oxygen to patients by setting the oxygen tanks to the same level already being provided. Assists patients with entering and exiting vehicles, including transfer from or to wheelchairs or stretchers. Delivers equipment and specimens to requesting team members or department. Assists team members with removal of deceased bodies from units and transport to morgue. Greets and provides information and direction to patients and visitors. Responsible for the pick-up and delivery of supplies and equipment, and transportation of patients to off-site locations as required. May respond to Code Blue alerts including the administration of CPR. May operate lifts and assists nursing personnel with individuals requiring two or more team members to lift. Uses correct lifting techniques to ensure safety to the patient and team members. May set up traction in preparation for clinicians to fit to patients, assists in adjusting traction already in use, and removes traction from bed and room once discontinued per physician orders. Qualifications High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher required upon hire A minimum of 2 years relevant experience preferred Driver - Valid driver#s license and 21 years of age required upon hire AND BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Occasionally Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.