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Providence Health & Services Patient Transporter - Day Shift *$1000 Sign-on Bonus* in Spokane, Washington

Description:

$1000 Sign-On Bonus External Applicants

Providence is calling a Patient Transporter (Central Transportation, Day Shift, 0.5 FTE, 20 hours per week) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Apply Today! Applications that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern System.

In this position you will:

  • Maintain and promote positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics)

  • Provide high quality service to all customers; focus on understanding customers’ needs and follows through

  • Demonstrate respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC

  • Promote and demonstrate effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrate self-management behaviors, which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment

  • Demonstrate good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect

  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming

  • Demonstrate flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work

  • Patient transport competencies:

  • Respond promptly to request for transport

  • Verify presence of doctor’s order/consent for procedure before transporting patient

  • Identify correct patient by checking name wristband and asking patient his/her name

  • Before moving patient for transport, correctly assesses:

  • Need for additional transfer/transport help

  • Correctness of transport vehicle requested based on patient condition

  • Presence of tubes, IVs, pleurevacs, oxygen, etc., that would need special attention/handling

  • Need for accompanying nurse and/or security based on patient condition

  • That bed/stretcher/wheelchair is in good working order

  • That transport equipment and patient’s bed are locked

  • Height of bed(s)/stretcher is at waist height for use of good body mechanics

  • Correct use of transfer assisted device as slider board/plastic bag

  • Before leaving unit:

  • Notify nurse caring for patient of patient departure

  • Sign patient in or out in the log book

  • Ensure appropriate paperwork and/or chart accompanies patient

  • While transporting:

  • Ensure safety belt and side rails are correctly in place

  • Observe traffic flow going at slow pace and avoiding collision

  • Maintain verbal contact with patient

  • Ensure patient comfort

  • Correctly answers questions and/or tells patient/family where to find answer

  • Utilize proper body mechanics at all times

  • Report promptly to dispatcher on completion of assignment

  • Bed weights:

  • Bed weights are completed per department policy

  • Specimen handling:

  • Obtain/deliver specimens to and from units/departments

  • Assure specimens are logged in as appropriate for priority

  • Body Substance Isolation:

  • Adhere to the proper protocol when entering a room with a “STOP” sign on the patient’s door

  • Wear the appropriate protective attire when applicable

  • Miscellaneous:

  • Report promptly to dispatcher on completion of assignment

  • Clean equipment

  • Provide care according to specific unit/department competencies

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Acceptable references from former employers

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 317774

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