Fairview Health Services Transporter Associate in St. Paul, Minnesota

Overview

Ensure the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients to their destination.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements

  • Performs delegated patient care duties. Ensures the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients to their destination including bringing the proper requested equipment

  • Communicates accurately and effectively with patient/family and health care team members.Notifies nursing staff technician or reception upon arrival for patient.Reinforces patient education as directed by nursing staff

  • Completes proper phone and pager handling; ensures proper functioning of pager at all times.Responds to all transport requests with a sense of urgency.Alerts nursing staff immediately to any signs of patient distress or equipment malfunction

  • Utilizes wheelchairs and other approved rolling stock to carry out the essential duties of the position.Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment.Keeps equipment cleaned and stored per department policy

  • Accesses medications or IV solutions only as required to perform normal job duties.Understands the security requirements of medications and IV solutions

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Transport or hospital experience preferred

  • Knowledge of basic patient transport concepts, infection control practices, and proper body mechanics

  • Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

  • Interpersonal Communication: Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection

  • Patient Safety: Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Job ID 2018-11223

Category Patient Care Support/Nursing Assistant

Contract Status NH

FTE 0.80

Shift Days

HealthEast is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HealthEast will not discriminate in public accommodation, or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or genetic information.