Company: Alameda Health System
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Job Summary: The Patient Transporter helps patients by assisting
with moving and transporting them into, around, and out of the
health care organization while working under the direction of the
Nurse Director/Manager and under the direct supervision of the
Professional Registered Nurse. The Patient Transporter is also
responsible for completing a variety of departmental specific tasks
to assist with optimal department safety and functioning.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the
duties performed by employees in this classification, however,
employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level.
Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual
in the classification.
Assists care team as directed, i.e. walking patients, passing
Comforts patients and their families by offering support and
encouragement; being punctual and attentive to procedure schedules;
demonstrating caring and cultural sensitivity.
Communicates information in accordance with hospital policies
Maintains and monitors clean/dirty utility rooms and equipment
rooms on patient care units.
Performs a variety of basic activities to meet the daily
personal needs and comfort of assigned patient.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Reports any and all activity outside of established parameters
to the Nurse Manager or the Professional Registered Nurse. -
Transports deceased patients by following protocols and
delivering them to the morgue. -
Transports equipment and supplies by picking-up as directed;
delivering them to assigned treatment areas and patient care areas.
Transports laboratory specimens by picking-up specimens and
delivering them to specified laboratory. -
Transports patients by assisting patients in and out of taxis,
ambulances, cars; lifting patients on and off beds using lift
equipment; moving them to and from special service and treatment
areas; using wheelchairs, gurneys or moveable beds.
- Updates job knowledge by participating in educational
Education: High School Diploma or GED required.
Licenses/Certifications: Basic Life Support certification by the
American Heart Association (AHA).
Keywords: Alameda Health System, Oakland , Patient Transporter, Other , Oakland, California
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