• CentraState Healthcare System
  • Jersey City , NJ
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 10 Bayside Terrace

Overview

Transports patients to and from ancillary departments and nursing units as directed.

Responsibilities

  • Consistently carries and answers walkie-talkie on first page.
  • Makes deliveries promptly and returns to work area.
  • Utilizes proper body mechanics when moving patients to and from stretchers and wheelchairs and during transport in order to avoid injury to self or others.
  • Runs errands as requested when not performing patient transports. Delivers lab specimens, cleans stretchers and wheelchairs, or other requested items to correct departments.
  • Ensures stretchers and wheelchairs are in proper working order and notifies transport dispatcher when repairs are needed.
  • Cleans equipment and supplies.
  • Stores stretchers, wheelchairs and O2 regulators in proper locations.
  • Makes rounds at the end of shift (8 pm and 10 pm) to obtain stretchers and wheelchairs. Brings them to storage area for a.m. runs to begin.
  • Accurately enters all required data on worksheets. Enters data on a timely basis.
  • Qualifications

    Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Work Experience:

  • Previous experience in a healthcare environment preferred.
  • Licenses and Certifications:

  • CPR certified required or must be obtained within the first year of employment.
  • Required Knowledge and Skills:

    Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

    Physical Demands

    Working Conditions:

    Normal hospital environment. Intermittent exposure to unpleasant conditions, illnesses and contagious diseases.

    Exposure:

    Potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

    Physical Demands:

    Sitting - Rarely

    Standing/Walking - Continuously

    Kneeling/Stooping - Occasionally

    Bending/Climbing - Continuously

    Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Frequently

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds - Continuously

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Continuously

    Typing/Filing - Rarely



    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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