- Hunterdon Healthcare
18 Brentwood Ct
Position#Summary Provides safe and efficient transport for assigned patients and patient related items throughout the hospital in a courteous and professional manner thus enhancing patient satisfaction. Primary Position Responsibilities Transports patients and patient related items as dispatched in a safe and efficient manner following the protocols established by the hospital and its departments. Keeps the Dispatcher informed of transport delays in the event a reassignment is necessary in order to maintain an efficient workflow throughout the department.# Ensures the transport of a patient is accompanied by an SBAR and reviews the SBAR for transport specific information (e.g. O2, aspiration risk, fall risk, etc.) Follows Infection Prevention protocols by washing in/washing out as appropriate (i.e. alcohol or soap/water), as well as properly disinfecting, cleaning and storing equipment at the completion of a transport. Verifies patient ID utilizing two patient identifiers one of which is checking the patient#s wrist band before commencing a transport. Ensures serviceability of transport equipment by inspecting wheelchairs and stretchers prior to use. Completes and attaches a #Red Tag# in the event of a need for equipment repair. Informs the Dispatcher that equipment was Red Tagged. Work Contact Group (Internal/External) Patients, family members, physicians, nurses, aides and techs Reporting Relationships Reports to (position): Transport Team Leader, Manager Central Transport Supervises (position(s): None Qualifications Minimum Education: Required: None Preferred: High School Diploma or Equivalent Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities: Required: None Preferred: Prior hospital experience in a similar role or prior experience in a position affecting customer satisfaction. Detail oriented, good sense of direction, time and task flexibility working under general supervision.
Associated topics: fleet, fleet management, handler, management, manager, operations manager, service manager, supervisor, technician, union
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