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Providence Patient Transportation Coordinator in Portland, Oregon


Patient Transportation Coordinator - Telesitter at Providence Oregon Regional Shared Services

$1,500 Referral Bonus

The Patient Transportation Coordinator coordinates the movement of patients within and outside of the hospital. The Patient Transportation Coordinator has the primary responsibility of reviewing and coordinating non-emergent medical transportation requests for patients leaving the hospital and reviewing and coordinating patient transport within the hospital. Chart review and/or calls to clarify transportation needs will be performed to assure appropriate modes and timing of transport. The Patient Transportation Coordinator collaborates with the transfer center, bed control, care management, environmental services, nurses and others to define, reduce and eliminate barriers within the system which may impede patient flow. The Patient Transportation Coordinator works diligently and collaboratively within a multidisciplinary environment, provides superior communication , customer service and service recover, utilizes good judgment and independent thinking that meets or exceeds the expectations of nurses , patients, visitors, and multidisciplinary staff members. The Patient Transportation Coordinator has responsibility for excellent communication (written and verbal/non-verbal) and the coordination of transportation in an interdisciplinary professional manner.

Required qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree -OR- two (2) years in an acute care transport lead position -OR- two (2) years in acute care resource coordinator position

  • Two (2) years of Hospital Healthcare experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a healthcare field

  • Transport Lead experience

  • Resource Coordinator expereience

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission of improving the health and wellbeing of each patient we serve.

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 a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P367914
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Technical Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
Career Track: Technical/Skilled Support
Department: 5016 RS NRSG ADMIN RVM
Address: OR Portland 4400 NE Halsey St

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.