Patient Transporter

Cleveland Clinic, Warrensville, OH 44122, Openings : 1,
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Job Description :

Join Cleveland Clinic’s South Pointe Hospital where research and surgery are advanced, technology is leading-edge, patient care is world-class, and caregivers are family. This community-based teaching hospital is a prominent figure in the communities in and around Cuyahoga County known for its quality patient-centered care and active participation in community programs, events, and volunteer activities. Here, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

As a Patient Transporter, you will be responsible for delivering exceptional service to our patients as you will be playing an essential role in helping them receive the care they need. Patient transporters quickly become familiar with all areas of the hospital while leaving lasting impressions on our patients and visitors. Your primary duties will include, but are not limited to, transporting patients through the hospital, helping patients stay safe and calm during transport, lifting and transferring patients and using devices such as wheelchairs and stretchers.

The ideal future caregiver is someone who:

  • Is patient-focused and friendly.

  • Thrives in a team environment.

  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic.

  • Is flexible, reliable, responsible, punctual and productive.

  • Manages their time efficiently.


This position opens many career opportunities by allowing you to interact with all departments and see what future careers you may want to pursue.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. Thats why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, youll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, youll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.


Responsibilities:

  • Transports patients to and from clinical, ancillary and support areas via wheelchair, stretcher or beds as requested, including patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips and special equipment.
  • Transfers patients to or from beds, wheelchairs or stretchers, with assistance.
  • Transports patients during discharge to hospital lobby and opens doors.
  • Ensures proper oxygen levels in tanks before transporting patient.
  • Approaches and offers assistance to patients and visitors in the hospital environment.
  • Communicates to nursing personnel, clinicians, technicians or reception regarding patients arrival and departure.
  • Verifies and confirms standard precautions and correct patient identification by comparing information from pager and patient wristband to obtain correct medical chart and verify proper mode of transportation.
  • Disinfects and maintains equipment throughout the hospital. Performs environmental and safety checks then documents findings.
  • Identifies malfunctioning ambulatory equipment and reports it to the appropriate department for repair or replacement.
  • Moves and delivers equipment and linen carts to the appropriate staging area and depots.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

Certifications:

  • None required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires organizational, decisive judgment, problem solving, communications, good customer service skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks, be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions as needed.

Work Experience:

  • After selection and placement, requires three months on-the-job training and orientation to learn multiple hospital and clinic locations, special procedures and patient emergency and safety procedures, proper body mechanics necessary to safely move patients.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full range of body motion including handling of patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye/hand coordination.
  • Requires normal or corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
  • Requires working with some exposure to communicable disease.
  • Medium work-exerting 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-25 lbs. of force frequently and/or 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.
  • Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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Last Date For Apply: 2024-08-15 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here