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Patient Transporter, FT-Days, JDC: Recovery Room

Company: Memorial Healthcare System
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Transports patients, and equipment throughout the facility.
Detailed responsibilities:

  • Transports patients via wheelchair, stretcher, bed or neuro chair to designated sites as requested, including patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips, monitors, and other equipment.
  • Assists patients with entering and exiting vehicles, including transfer from or to wheelchairs or stretchers.
  • Delivers equipment to requesting staff or department. Assists staff with removal of deceased bodies from units and transport to morgue.
  • Assists staff with lift assists and repositioning of patients when needed.
  • Greets and provides information and direction to patients and visitors.

    Competencies and skills:

    • STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
    • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
    • ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
    • RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
    • PATIENT TRANSPORT: Provides transportation of patients and equipment from one area of the facility to another.
    • TEAM WORK: Contributes to fullest potential to achieve team goals.
    • PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"
    • PATIENT SAFETY - ANCILLARY/SUPPORT: Contributes to a safe patient care environment.


      • High School Diploma or Equivalent


        • BLS Certification

          Other information:
          Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
          Required Work Experience: No experience required.

          • New Hires have 30 days to obtain their BLS Certification

            Working conditions:

            • Bending and Stooping 60.00%
            • Climbing 40.00%
            • Keyboard Entry 20.00%
            • Kneeling 40.00%
            • Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater 60.00%
            • Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
            • Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 40.00%
            • Lifting or Carrying > 75 lbs Non-Patient 20.00%
            • Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
            • Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
            • Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
            • Reaching 60.00%
            • Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg 60.00%
            • Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 60.00%
            • Running 40.00%
            • Sitting 20.00%
            • Squatting 40.00%
            • Standing 60.00%
            • Walking 60.00%
            • Audible Speech 60.00%
            • Hearing Acuity 60.00%
            • Depth Perception 60.00%
            • Distinguish Color 60.00%
            • Seeing - Far 60.00%
            • Seeing - Near 60.00%
            • Bio hazardous Waste 60.00%
            • Biological Hazards - Respiratory 60.00%
            • Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 60.00%
            • Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 60.00%
            • Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 60.00%
            • Cytotoxic Chemicals 40.00%
            • Dust 40.00%
            • Gas/Vapors/Fumes 40.00%
            • Hazardous Chemicals 20.00%
            • Hazardous Medication 20.00%
            • Latex 40.00%
            • Computer Monitor 60.00%
            • Domestic Animals 40.00%
            • Extreme Heat/Cold 40.00%
            • Fire Risk 20.00%
            • Heating Devices 20.00%
            • Magnetic Fields 60.00%
            • Moving Mechanical Parts 60.00%
            • Needles/Sharp Objects 60.00%
            • Potential Electric Shock 20.00%
            • Potential for Physical Assault 20.00%
            • Radiation 40.00%
            • Wet or Slippery Surfaces 40.00%

              Organizational Profile:
              Since the opening of the one-story, 100-bed Memorial Hospital in 1953, the South Florida community has benefited from caring and compassionate healthcare at Memorial Regional Hospital. Today, with 553 beds and as the flagship facility of Memorial Healthcare System, Memorial Regional Hospital is one of Florida's largest and most sophisticated hospitals, offering leading-edge care and technologies. Services include:

              • Medical and Surgical Services
              • Emergency Room and Level I Trauma Center
              • Memorial Cancer Institute
              • Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
              • Memorial Neuroscience Institute
              • The Family Birthplace
              • Women's Services
              • Wasie Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

                We are also home to a team of dedicated professionals, all of whom deliver nationally recognized, award-winning care. Memorial Regional Hospital has received Press Ganey's Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Satisfaction (Inpatient Behavioral Health) for three consecutive years, has been recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals, and for the last seven years has received the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association.
                Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Keywords: Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood , Patient Transporter, FT-Days, JDC: Recovery Room, Other , Hollywood, Florida

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