Patient Transporter Full Time AdventHealth Waterman
Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Waterman:
Great benefits such as: Onsite daycare, educational reimbursement
Career growth and advancement potential
High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida
Full Time Night Shift 7p-730a
You Will Be Responsible For:
Transport patients between departments and to and from patient care areas via wheelchair, stretcher, bed, and other transport equipment.
Responds to transport requests with a sense of urgency, meeting time delivery goals.
Ensures patient safety by following established procedures and using only approved equipment.
Works closely with hospital staff and openly communicates and problem solves to ensure client and patient needs are met.
Handles medical equipment safely including IV pumps/poles, oxygen tanks, PCA pumps, chest tubes, catheters and traction while transporting patients.
Maintains positive and professional relationships with patients.
Ensures timely response to all patient and patient-related transportation requests and utilizes appropriate transport dispatching system in accordance with established guidelines.
Adheres to all policies, procedures and standards established by all regulatory agencies including but not limited to Federal, State, The Joint Commission, OSHA and CDC.
Actively participates in orientation and training activities.
Adheres to all Human Resource policies and procedures including those listed in the Employee Handbook and established by the Hospital and Department.
Qualifications editWhat You Will Need:
High school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience
BLS certification through American Heart Association
Hospital and/or patient care experience
Responsible for the safe, timely, and accurate transport of patients, medical equipment, and patient-related items to their destinations enabling physicians, nurses, technicians, and therapists to perform their duties in an effective manner. Ensures positive patient and customer satisfaction, proper utilization of body mechanics, adherence to policies, procedures, and standards established by Crothall, Hospital, Department and Regulatory Agencies.
Acts as a positive role model and team player demonstrating company and hospital mission and values.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.