Patient Transporter - Per Diem, Bethlehem- Evenings & Weekends
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: June 22, 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.The Patient attendant
transporta 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.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provides 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.
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
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.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!!
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