Charge Patient Transport, Bethlehem Campus (Full-Time, Hours Vary)
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: January 16, 2022
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.Transport patients safely
to and from the diagnostic areas and patient care areas.
Distributes, cleans and manages the flow of oxygen tanks,
equipment, wheelchairs, stretchers, rolling and other miscellaneous
rolling stock hospital wide. Assists with medical and safety alerts
as duties permit. The intent of this job description is to provide
a summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this position
and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the
work requirements that may be inherent in the position. Provide
leadership to team as Charge to ensure patient needs are met and
resources distributed appropriately.JOB DUTIES &
- Transportation service to and from diagnostic areas, i.e.,
Radiology Department, Cardiology Department, Rehabilitation
Department, Cardiac Cath Lab, Clinical Vascular Lab, G.I. Lab and
to and from Critical Care Units and Medical/Surgical Units.
- Collects, cleans, maintains, distributes and provides necessary
documentation to manage the inventory of equipment that is the
responsibility of the department.
- Assists Radiology personnel in lifting patients on and off
Radiology tables as duties permit.
- Replaces empty oxygen cylinders on a daily basis and on an as
- Transports deceased patients to the Morgue.
- Provides backup support for the Security Department during
security alert situations, as duties permit.
- Communicates daily and directly with patients, visitors,
physicians, nursing staff, support groups and the Volunteer Escort
Service throughout the hospital.
- Responds to codes and alerts as duties permit.
- Provides real time feedback to staff and leads team to meet
patient care needs
- Assists with equipment tracking and communicates appropriately
with key stakeholders including patient care unit leaders and
biomed. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Individual must be able
to meet established specific physical requirements of the job,
sitting for up to four (4) hours per day, four (4) hours at a time.
Standing for up to eight (8) hours per day, 4 hours at a time and
walking for up to eight (8) hours per day, 4 hours at a time.
Frequent handling and firm gripping in moving equipment, rarely
fingering and twisting/turning. Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing
and walking of objects weighing up to 200 pounds with assistance.
Frequent squatting and kneeling, occasional stooping/bending,
crouching and reaching above shoulder level. Hearing as it relates
to normal conversation. Seeing as it relates to general vision and
color vision and depth perception. EDUCATION: High School diploma
preferred. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Some hospital experience
preferred. - Training will consist of a two to four week training
program, several department-specific inservices, and attendance of
the St. Luke's Hospital orientation program and completion of the
annual Essentials Newsletter.Must maintain CPR certification. Prior
leadership experience preferred.Please complete your application
using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to
-include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years,
including your present employer. - Additionally, you are
-encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history,
education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It
is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion
of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest
in St. Luke's!!
Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Charge Patient Transport, Bethlehem Campus (Full-Time, Hours Vary), Other , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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