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Transporter - Patient Transport

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC

Date Posted: Oct 5, 2020

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Job Description

Description

About NHRMC

NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Patient Transport

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 0.800000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 8HR DAY - Most of shift btwn 7A-3P

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

What You'll Do

Summary:
Works under the supervision of the Coordinator. Transports patients, as well as assists with direct patient care and procedures that have been ordered by a physician. Ensures that transport equipment is maintained properly.


Responsibilities:
1. Transports patients by stretcher, bed, wheelchair, or walking. Provides care for patients during transport and in the department.
2. Reports changes in the patient to others for follow up.
3. Cares for patients by assisting them to restrooms, providing bedpans, blankets, etc.
4. Assists patients by lifting and transferring from bed to stretcher, bed to wheelchair, etc.
5. Removes soiled linen and replenishes clean linen.
6. Attends holding area as requested.
7. Assists patients and family members by responding to inquiries and providing information based on departmental and organizational policy.
8. Ensures that transport equipment is maintained properly.
9. Performs related duties such as reporting equipment malfunctions, assisting others, cleans work area and transportation equipment, etc.

Position Requirements

Credentials:

Education:
Essential:
* General Education Degree

Other information:
Experience: Experience preferred. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award winning team!

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