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Patient Transporter

Los Angeles, CA

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Description

The Transporter Tech performs tasks that are directly involved with the transportation of patients within the hospital. Assists nursing with the lifting/moving of patients when necessary to ensure a smooth transport process for the customers. Transport patients in gurneys or wheelchairs in a safe and courteous manner. The Transporter's functions include positioning, transferring and transporting patients to and from various departments or locations by wheelchair, bed, or gurney.

  • Other job tasks include equipment maintenance and cleaning or disinfection
  • Assist with the department dispatcher as needed
  • Assignments may vary between day and night shift, and participation in weekend coverage is required.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma
  • Acute care hospital experience preferred
  • Knowledge of patient care in a hospital setting preferred
  • Transport and/or lift team experience preferred
  • Interpersonal skills to interact diplomatically and sensitively with acutely ill patients
  • CPR Certification; EMT Certification preferred
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills to perform data entry and to obtain information from Hospital Systems utilizing a personal computer
  • Ability to push and pull up to 100 pounds and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Knowledge of proper lifting techniques sustaining a safe work environment for self and co-workers
  • Adhere to healthcare regulations for Infection Control
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