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Providence Health & Services Patient Transporter in Medford, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Transporter to Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR. This is a per diem position which offers up to full time hours. We will offer scheduling any day of the week (Monday thru Sunday), and offer 8, 10, and 12 hour shifts. The earliest shift start time is 8am, and latest shift end time is 9pm. Available shifts are posted 6 weeks in advance, and your schedule will be finalized 4 weeks in advance. Anyone seeking possible long term part time hours is encouraged to apply!

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We are seeking a Transporter - Patient Transportation that will provide transportation for patients to and from departments within the hospital as needed. Responsible for safely transporting patients using appropriate equipment, e.g., wheelchairs, stretchers, beds, etc.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • DOCUMENTATION: Gather complete documentation of all pertinent information to provide accurate and timely service to all customers

  • Complete all pertinent documentation necessary when transporting patients to and from the department

  • Notify Nursing or patient monitoring staff before taking the patient out of ward and immediately upon returning the patient to the ward

  • PATIENT CARE: Provide for patient care and safety using professional judgment in accordance with policies and procedures

  • Identify patient by checking patient’s full name and medical record number according to department procedure

  • Relay any discrepancies, patient condition or special information regarding the patient to the appropriate personnel (e.g., nursing staff, Lead/Coordinator, technologist)

  • Provide respect for patient modesty by proper transportation of patients on and off beds, stretchers, tables, etc. and sees that patients are properly clothed and covered during transport

  • Maintain awareness of patient status and takes appropriate actions to meet their needs, appropriately communicating necessary information (changes, etc.) to the staff, e.g., nurses, technologists, physicians, etc.).

  • Practice appropriate infection control by regularly washing hands before and after each patient contact

  • Strictly adheres to all infection / isolation control policies

  • PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR/INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Practice professional communications, appearance, conduct, punctuality, attendance and attitude that reinforces physician, patient and co-worker respect and confidence

  • Contribute to the provision of patient care by assisting professional / technical staff

  • Demonstrate a willingness and ability to assist others by regularly helping in other areas of the department when time permits

  • Maintain Professional Portfolio as required by HR policy

  • Assume responsibility for mandatory inservice education on an annual basis

  • Attend department meetings as required

  • Establish and maintain a good rapport and cooperative working relationship with all members of the Diagnostic Imaging Department and all other hospital staff

  • Always greet patients in a courteous and respectful manner

  • Respond with empathy and demonstrates positive interpersonal skills

  • Maintain a professional appearance in accordance with written policies and procedures

  • Manage stressful situations in a manner that promotes positive outcomes

  • Support a "Culture of Safety" within their facility

  • OTHER DUTIES:

  • Regularly checks equipment, accessories and supplies

  • Restock as needed

  • Clean and disinfect stretchers, wheelchairs, etc. after each use

  • Respond and demonstrate flexibility to changes in the work schedule as determined by the staffing and patient load

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Current CPR card

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Six (6) months of Hospital experience.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 300189

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