Covenant Health

Job Title
Transporter
ID
EVG FSR TRANSPORTER 9.16
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
CENTRAL TRANSPORT

Overview

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Transporter, Central Transport

PRN/OCC, Variable Shifts

 

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

 

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is an award-winning, certified, and accredited facility with 541 beds. As a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center, Fort Sanders offers state-of-the art care that maximizes recovery from stroke.  We are also the region’s leader in technology in areas such as bariatric surgery, robotic surgery and minimally invasive spine surgery. Our door-to-balloon times for heart attack patients are below the national average, and our hip fracture center offers advanced diagnosis, surgery and recovery procedures for hip patients.

 

In February 2021, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center completed construction on two brand new critical care floors, located on the fourth and fifth floors of the Center for Advanced Medicine. The department’s state-of-the-art rooms feature in-room dialysis connections, eICU telehealth capability and lifting equipment to safely mobilize and move patients. To learn more visit https://www.fsregional.com/ .

 

Position Summary: Transportation of hospital patients and supplementary items. Performs defined safety protocols. Provides support assistance/activities as needed.

 

Please contact Michelle for more information on this job or others you may be interested in! 865-374-5363 or mball6@covhlth.com

Responsibilities

  • Transports patients to and from destinations. Accommodates varying degrees of complexity such as the use of oxygen, proper isolation precautions, CPR, lifting and transfer techniques, etc., along with the effective use of equipment such as wheelchairs, stretchers, and beds.
  • Monitors and utilizes the patient flow board for assignments.
  • Performs defined safety protocols (i.e. double identification, various isolation procedures, equipment maintenance and cleaning, etc.).
  • Maintains open lines of communication between patients, family, physicians, peers, and leadership.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.

 

Minimum Experience: None.

 

Licensure Requirement: CPR required.

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