CertiTemp
  • 13-Apr-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Macon
  • Macon, GA, USA
  • 11.00/hr
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401k


POSITION SUMMARY:

Patient Transporters are responsible for the safe and expeditious transport of customers and supplies to and from locations throughout the campus. Patient transporters are required to operate and maintain (cleanliness/safety) various types of patient transport systems (beds, specialty chairs, stretchers, and wheelchairs) along with their associated support equipment (e.g., oxygen tanks and regulators, IVs with poles, pumps, bed inflation units, and tubes) in accordance with established procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Explains the reason and procedure for transport to the patient and/or significant other using terms they will understand.
  • Immediately reports any information relayed by the patient and/or companion in regard to abuse.
  • Provides for appropriate privacy of patient.
  • Assist with patient's safe transfer process, using correct body mechanics and requesting additional help when needed.
  • Identifies patient problems and reports occurrences to supervisor through established policies and practices.
  • Maintains adequate supply of linens, keeping clean linens on stretchers and stocking all imaging/dressing rooms.
  • Keeps wheelchairs, stretchers, and other related equipment and work areas clean and disinfected.
  • Confers with nursing staff prior to transporting a patient who is connected to oxygen, cardiac monitor, or any other device.
  • Follows established patient safety guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in patient harm.
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