PATIENT TRANSPORTER

  • Charleston Area Medical Center
  • 3200 MacCorkle Avenue, SE Charleston West Virginia 25304 United States
  • Posted: Apr 25, 2019
Full-time Service/Skilled Workers

Job Description

  • Basic Description
    • Provision of safe and efficient transportation of patients throughout the assigned area. Provision of assistance to nursing units with patient care when needed. Prioritize, triage, and dispatch transport requests.
  • Specialized Knowledge, Experience and Skills
    (Education, Experience and Skills required to fully perform the requirements of the position)
    • Degree / Education
      • High School Diploma/GED
    • Level of Experience
      • NONE
    • Lic./Cert./Reg.
      • All licensure must be current/valid and from the state of West Virginia.
      • Basic Life Support - Must be certified within 30 days of hire.
    • Typing/Word Processing skills required for this position
    • Computer Skills required for this position
    • Other Required Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Customer Service
      • Decision Making
      • Employee Relations
      • Flexible Schedule
      • Handle Multiple Assignments
      • Judgment
      • Math Simple
      • Organization
      • Problem Solving
      • Teamwork
      • Verbal Communication
      • Work Independently
      • Written Communication
    • Acceptable SUBSTITUTIONS (if any)
    • Patient Group Knowledge (Only applies to positions with direct patient contact)
      • The employee must possess/obtain (by the end of the orientation period) and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide developmentally appropriate assessment, treatment or care as defined by the department’s identified patient ages. Specifically the employee must be able to demonstrate competency in: 1) ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs; 2) knowledge of growth and development; and 3) understanding of the range of treatment needed by the patients.
        • Neonates
        • Child
        • Adolescents
        • Adults
        • Geriatrics
    • Assigns work to or supervises others
    • Competency Statement
      • Must demonstrate competency through an initial orientation and ongoing competency validation to independently perform tasks and additional duties as specified in the job description and the unit/department specific competency checklist.
    • Minimum Requirement Comments
      • Should possess physical ability to lift and maneuver patients safely to and from all transport equipment and hospital beds.
  • Physical Requirements
    (Essential physical requirements)
    • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
      • Vision
      • Hearing
      • Hand Coordination
      • Arm Coordination
      • Twisting Upper Body
      • Lifting Irregular Loads
    • Activities Requiring Time
      • Standing - 2 hr
      • Walking - 7 hr
    • Lifting
      • Up to 10 lbs - Frequent
      • 11 to 24 lbs - Frequent
      • 25 to 50 lbs - Frequent
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Frequent
      • Over 75 lbs - Frequent
    • Pushing
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Often
    • Reaching / Pulling
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Frequent