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Patient Transporter

Company: Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

# Hours:#2pm - 10:30pm#- Rotating weekends and holidays required # Basic Function:# Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, provides safe and on time transport of patients via wheelchair, bed, or alternative means. Delivers patient equipment to nursing floors as needed.# # # Major Responsibilities: Using wheelchairs, patient carts, cribs, video chair, and/or beds, to transport patients safely between Hospital nursing units and various departments for tests and or procedures via NaviCare through Cisco phone message. Transports specimens, equipment and supplies to and from various Hospital locations as assigned. Responsible for bringing deceased patients to the#morgue.# Also, for bringing deceased patients from#morgue#to Family Viewing Room as requested by the Spiritual Care Chaplain. Regularly inspects transportation equipment for damage and/or defects.# Delivers outdated patient equipment to Bio-med, and defective wheelchairs, carts, and beds to Maintenance store room for#service. Preforms#daily rounds on#all nursing units to bring soiled patient essential equipment down to store#room for cleaning.# Disinfects Transport equipment in between patient use.# First responder for stroke alert, cardiac alert, code blue, rapid response, and code triage incidents. Physical job task include: occasional sitting, frequent standing and walking, frequent lifting up to 100 lbs. and occasional lifting over 101 lbs.; frequent carrying up to 20 lbs., and occasional carrying over 50 lbs.; Frequent pushing/pulling over 101 lbs.; frequent bending and reaching; occasional climbing and continuous repetitive use of hands. # # Education/Learning Experience:# Required: High School Diploma or equivalent # Licenses/Certifications:# Required: CPR for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association#or American Red Cross upon start date.# # # # # Why join Edward-Elmhurst? Edward-Elmhurst Health includes three hospitals # Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital, and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health # and an extensive ambulatory care network that provides comprehensive healthcare to residents of the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago. ##Edward-Elmhurst Health provides comprehensive healthcare at over 100 locations in the suburbs of Chicago. #Our success has always been # and always will be # driven by our most talented, reliable, compassionate and skilled people, who genuinely believe in delivering top quality care to our patients and their families. At Edward-Elmhurst Health, you will also experience a vibrant culture and an atmosphere of nurturing support and leadership. Be DRIVEN to join our over 8,000 employees, 1,700 staff physicians and 1,800 volunteers who want to provide safe, seamless and personalized care every day for our patients, our families and our communities. # Benefits offered by Edward-Elmhurst Health include: -Medical, dental, and vision -401K -Tuition reimbursement -PTO -Fitness center membership -Plus many other Employee Perks

Hours: 2pm - 10:30pm - Rotating weekends and holidays required

Basic Function:

Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, provides safe and on time transport of patients via wheelchair, bed, or alternative means. Delivers patient equipment to nursing floors as needed.

Major Responsibilities:

* Using wheelchairs, patient carts, cribs, video chair, and/or beds, to transport patients safely between Hospital nursing units and various departments for tests and or procedures via NaviCare through Cisco phone message.
* Transports specimens, equipment and supplies to and from various Hospital locations as assigned.
* Responsible for bringing deceased patients to the morgue. Also, for bringing deceased patients from morgue to Family Viewing Room as requested by the Spiritual Care Chaplain.
* Regularly inspects transportation equipment for damage and/or defects. Delivers outdated patient equipment to Bio-med, and defective wheelchairs, carts, and beds to Maintenance store room for service.
* Preforms daily rounds on all nursing units to bring soiled patient essential equipment down to store room for cleaning. Disinfects Transport equipment in between patient use.
* First responder for stroke alert, cardiac alert, code blue, rapid response, and code triage incidents.
* Physical job task include: occasional sitting, frequent standing and walking, frequent lifting up to 100 lbs. and occasional lifting over 101 lbs.; frequent carrying up to 20 lbs., and occasional carrying over 50 lbs.; Frequent pushing/pulling over 101 lbs.; frequent bending and reaching; occasional climbing and continuous repetitive use of hands.
*

Education/Learning Experience:

Required: High School Diploma or equivalent

Licenses/Certifications:

Required: CPR for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross upon start date.

Why join Edward-Elmhurst?

Edward-Elmhurst Health includes three hospitals - Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital, and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health - and an extensive ambulatory care network that provides comprehensive healthcare to residents of the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago. Edward-Elmhurst Health provides comprehensive healthcare at over 100 locations in the suburbs of Chicago. Our success has always been - and always will be - driven by our most talented, reliable, compassionate and skilled people, who genuinely believe in delivering top quality care to our patients and their families. At Edward-Elmhurst Health, you will also experience a vibrant culture and an atmosphere of nurturing support and leadership.

Be DRIVEN to join our over 8,000 employees, 1,700 staff physicians and 1,800 volunteers who want to provide safe, seamless and personalized care every day for our patients, our families and our communities.

Benefits offered by Edward-Elmhurst Health include:

* Medical, dental, and vision
* 401K
* Tuition reimbursement
* PTO
* Fitness center membership
* Plus many other Employee Perks

Keywords: Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, Elmhurst , Patient Transporter, Other , Elmhurst, Illinois

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