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Jordan Hospital Patient Transporter - Summer Temporary in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Responsible for documenting patient trip via Hospital Throughput computer program.

  • Responsible for general transport of patients to and from care areas. May also be responsible for assisting patients to/from their vehicle.

  • Responsible for communicating with the patient regarding their pending departure.

  • Responsible for general transport/moving of patients as they go to and from patient care areas. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Assisting patients in and out of a bed/wheelchair.

  • Assisting patients on and off of a stretcher.

  • Assisting staff that need lifting help or help with sliding a patient from stretcher to a care table.

  • Responsible for the transportation of equipment under responsibility of Transport Department

  • Responsible for utilizing mobile device to access Hospital Throughput Computer Program

  • Responsible for assisting patients with dressing/undressing as required.

  • Responsible for obtaining a “Ticket to Ride” from the nurse, upon arrival to the patients floor.

  • Responsible for obtaining the nurses signature on the “Ticket to Ride” before departing from the patient’s floor.

  • Responsible for communicating with patient’s R.N. before the patient departs from their room or as they arrive back to their room.

  • Responsible for safely parking the bed/stretcher/wheelchair by utilize the braking system and lowering the patients bed/stretcher before leaving the patient.

  • Responsible for communicating with the patient regarding their arrival in a department.

  • Responsible for communicating with the receiving department and handing off the signed “Ticket to Ride” before departing from that area.

  • When communicating with department must ensure patient is safe to be left; if receiving department not immediately ready for testing or other needs.

  • Responsible for maintaining cleanliness of patient equipment at the conclusion of each patient trip.

  • Responsible for communicating equipment issues to Manager as well as creating a BioMed service request for service of broken equipment.

    It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

    Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required

  • On the job training.

  • Basic computer experience required

  • Previous customer service experience preferred

  • Previous experience in a healthcare environment preferred

    Education Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

    Registration/Certification

  • American Heart Association CPR/BLS

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