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Company: Banner Health
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Primary City/State:

Tucson, Arizona

Department Name:

Patient Transport

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Support

You have a place in the health care industry.  There's more to health care than IV bags and trauma rooms. We support all staff members as they find the path that is right for them. If you're looking to leverage your abilities – you belong at Banner Health.  Apply today.

As a Transport staff member, you must be alert to the condition of the patient being transported, while recognizing changes in condition. You must be prepared to act quickly and communicate any changes to nursing staff. Transport staff assists with patient handling and lifting, using appropriate equipment, and lift techniques. They also transport materials including, but not limited to blood products and lab specimens.

To be considered for this position, you must have a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification card from one of the following associations: American Heart Association-AHA; American Safety and Health Institute-ASHI; Red Cross.

Schedule: 5:30am-4pm, 7:30am-6pm, or 9am-7:30pm

Weekend rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when applicable.

Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefits to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

University Medical Center South Banner - University Medical Center South is a comprehensive medical center that includes an Emergency department, a state-designated trauma center and a Behavioral Health Pavilion. We are an Arizona Department of Health Services-accredited Cardiac Receiving Center and a Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders-designated senior-friendly hospital. The hospital is staffed by physicians who are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and is managed by Banner Health under an operating agreement with Pima County. Our specialty services include inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, treatment and education for diabetes, innovative geriatrics care and comprehensive orthopedics.

POSITION SUMMARY
This position transports patients and distributes requested items as needed throughout the facility in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols.

CORE FUNCTIONS
1. Transports patients safely and efficiently between various departments following appropriate transfer techniques and proper isolation/infection control procedures. Validates patients' identity based on established department protocol. Remains alert to patient condition and promptly communicates changes to clinical staff.

2. Assists with patient handling and lifting using appropriate patient safety equipment and appropriate safety procedures.

3. Provides distribution services of requested items between various departments as needed in accordance with established procedures that may include medications.

4. Responds to all job calls in a timely manner. May utilize computer system to track and update requests. Communicates status updates and location information as required in accordance with department protocols to help facilitate work flow.

5. Collects, cleans and disinfects patient care equipment and all other reusable items.

6. May perform supply restocking or assume clerical duties of assigned area as necessary.

7. May be required to operate golf cart to provide distribution services.

8. May be required to transport deceased persons to the facility morgue.

9. Facility based position. Responsible for the timely delivery of services with a strong focus on customer service. Customers are staff, physicians, patients, family members and visitors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. BLS certification required.

Requires interpersonal skills to operate in a direct patient contact environment. Ability to interpret verbal and written information/instructions and effectively communicate with others. Must demonstrate basic knowledge of computer skills, organizational skills, problem solving skills, and ability to function with minimal direction in a fast paced environment. If required by facility, may be required to possess a valid driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the company's auto insurance policy.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Six months previous healthcare or customer service experience preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


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