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Banner Health Patient Transporter in Mesa, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Mesa, Arizona

Department Name:

Patient Transport

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Support

Great careers are built at Banner Health. We understand that talented health care professionals appreciate having options. We are proud to offer our team members many career and lifestyle choices throughout our network of facilities. Apply today, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

The Patient Transport department at Banner Desert & Cardon Children’s Medical Center is an integral part of the Clinical Care Operations department which supports the patient flow and placement throughout the hospital. We offer a great culture within this 600+ bed hospital. We focus on our staff and empowering them to be engaged in the work that we do for our patients. If you have a passion for supporting the team in Patient Transport you will want to apply for this job.

As a Patient Transporter, your role is crucial in providing services to Banner Desert and Cardon Children’s Medical Center. Working in a team atmosphere to transport patients with efficiency and the upmost patient safety is critical to this position. In addition to transporting patients, you will be responsible for transporting specimens to the lab and equipment as needed to its rightful place. If you enjoy working with a great team of professionals in an exciting environment this is the place for you. Weekend rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when applicable. Rotating weekends and holidays are required.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans 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

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.

Located on an 80-acre campus in Mesa, Arizona, Banner Desert Medical Center is one of Arizona's largest and most comprehensive hospitals and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. We provide an abundance of exceptional opportunities with more than 600 licensed beds, including over 100 dedicated to children. Areas of excellence include high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, cardiology, oncology and emergency medicine. With 21 operating rooms, we offer a full range of surgical specialties and advanced technology that includes the daVincir Surgical System. About Banner Cardon Children's Medical Center If you desire to provide the best care possible to the most vulnerable patients, come to Cardon Children's Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. Within our 248-bed, state-of-the-art facility, specially trained nurses, physicians and other clinical professionals utilize the most advanced technology - including iCare ICU monitoring and robotic surgery - to provide high quality, child-friendly, family-centered care. Our facilities feature a recently expanded 104-bed NICU, a 24-bed PICU, six pediatric ORs and a 26-bed ED. We also offer dedicated pediatric rehab, radiology, oncology and hematology capabilities. With clinical diversity, exceptional training programs and a supportive culture, this is a place where you can grow in your career as you help our very special patients.

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.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.

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