Transporter

  • Princeton Community Hospital
  • Princeton, NJ, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021
Assistant/Support

Job Description

The Transporter/Courier is responsible For transporting patients to and from specific locations within the hospital as necessary in a safe and timely manner. Duties include the transportation of patients to ancillary departments, room-to-room transfers, admissions, and discharges. Duties also include removing expired bodies from units and transporting them to the morgue. The Transporter/Courier must demonstrate competence in areas of body mechanics for moving patients without injury to the patient or themselves. The Transporter/Courier participates as a member of the Emergency Services health care team by providing direct and indirect patient care necessary in caring for the personal needs of patients while transporting as well as assisting in the Medical Imaging Department as needed. This includes assisting patient with toileting, transfer of oxygen from wall to tank/tank to wall, and hooking patient up to tele packs.  The Transporter/Courier is also responsible for the pick-up and delivery of lab specimens and a variety of other items to areas outside of the hospital, and on occasion to facilities outside the immediate area. The Transporter/Courier is also responsible for the upkeep of the Central Transport vehicle. The Transporter/Courier will report all issues regarding needed maintenance/problems/damage to the vehicle to their supervisor. Qualifications Required: Formal Education and Certifications High school graduate or equivalent Valid driver's license CPR Certification (if CPR is not current on hire or will expire during department orientation, staff must attend the next available CPR class after hire)   Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI): Must successfully complete CPI class every 24 months. (If CPI is not current on hire or will expire during department orientation, staff must attend the next available CPI class after hire). Preferred: Formal Education and Certifications Completion of nursing assistant course or EMS course Previous patient experience

Employment Type

Part Time Greater 19