Patient Transporter - Patient Transport Services ( Per diem)
Montage Health’s application process has changed effective 12/20/2019.
If you submitted an online application prior to 12/20/2019, you will be required to recreate your profile information if you want to apply to any new positions. You will no longer have access to your previously saved profiles and applications. Current employees applying for transfer into a posted position must also create a profile.
- CHOMP has been voted the Best Place to Work in Monterey County for 10 straight years
- Excellent Pay and Generous Benefits including a Pension and Continuing Education Reimbursement
- Excellent Team Oriented Culture
- Free Gym for Employees
The Patient Transporter reports to the Patient Transport Supervisor and is responsible for patient transportation and for continual surveillance of hallways and corridors to ensure equipment and other items are not stored in egress pathways and to move them to appropriate locations. Transporters are expected to be detail oriented and to report any unusual occurrence that may take place with the patient during transport. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, transporting patients, obtaining patient weights, performing patient lifts, moving equipment, monitoring halls, cleaning equipment, completing daily tracking sheets, and responding to codes and over head pages. Transporters are responsible for assisting clinical staff with patient movement and ambulation according to lift team criteria. Transporters are expected to be self starters, able to follow directions, to solve problems, and follow through task completion. They must have verbal skills, excellent customer service skills, and be able to exhibit a calm and thoughtful demeanor in difficult or potentially volatile circumstances. Transporters are expected to comply with all Department and Hospital policies and be able to perform the specific skills as outlined in the Competency and Skills Check List. Important dimensions of this position consist of professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, and good public/customer relations.
One year of experience preferred with working knowledge of patient transportation equipment. Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred. Spanish speaking preferred.
High school diploma, G.E.D. or combination of education and relevant work experience preferred.
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.
The current Montage Health authorized crisis prevention/aggressive behavior management program designated for Patient Transporters must be completed within the first 180 days of hire.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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Position Type:Per Diem