Compass Group, North America PATIENT TRANSPORTER (PART-TIME) @ St. Vincent's Hospital in BIRMINGHAM, Alabama
We have an opening for a part-time *PATIENT TRANSPORTER *position.
Location: St. Vincent's Hospital - 810 St. Vincents Dr., Birmingham, AL 35205. /Note: online applications accepted only./
Schedule: P/T schedule; 2nd shift.
Requirement: Previous experience is preferred.
If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.
At TouchPoint, we’re all about heart. Compassion at every point of human contact is more than our mission, it's our way of life. We’re the exclusive provider of hospitality services to Ascension Health, so our associates are a lifeline to patients, residents and their families. That’s why we're looking for bright and diverse people to join our family. From housekeeping, food and nutrition services to patient transportation and valet parking, we provide the hospitality that leads to healing. If you’re ready to make a difference, join us!
Summary:* Responsible for the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients, medical equipment and patient-related items to their destinations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:*
Properly and safely transports patients, secures IVs, drainage tubes, etc., and secures patient.
In accordance with the transportation of patients, uses wheelchairs and other approved rolling stock to carry out the essential duties of the position.
Demonstrates competency in transporting all specific age groups.
Ensures the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients to their destination using the proper requested equipment.
Communicates effectively with nursing personnel, clinicians, technicians or reception and dispatch.
Ensures the comfort of the patient by being attentive. Offers blankets, checks modesty and only engages in appropriate conversation involving patients. Never transports patients in severe pain.
Alerts nursing staff immediately to any signs of patient distress or equipment malfunction.
Maintains equipment and reports equipment needing repairs.
Complies with regulatory agency standards, including federal, state and JCAHO.
Adheres to facility confidentiality and patient's rights policy as outlined in the facilities HIPPA policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry
Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. /*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)./
Req ID: 173197