Patient Transporter Per Diem
CHRISTUS St. Vincent
490A West Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Transports inpatients and outpatients to and from their destinations safely within the hospital. Assists patients and patient care staff.
EDUCATION: High School or equivalent required.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Basic Life Support (BLS) issued through American Heart Association required, or must be attained within two weeks of employment.
SKILLS: Ability to learn to use the following: wheelchairs, gurneys, electric beds, cell phones, and digital pagers. Effective human relations skills. Ability to retain composure under stress, to move quickly but effectively to meet patient care needs. Time management skills to manage a high volume of assignments as expeditiously as possible.
EXPERIENCE: Prior related work experience in medical environment preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
Responsible to: Manager, Radiology
- Bloodborne Pathogen C
Exposure to various body fluids, infections and contagious diseases.
Appropriate universal precautions protection must be used at all times
Subject to stressful professional relationships. Working hours vary, with flexibility needed to meet unexpected changes in schedule and emergencies. Stooping/Bending: frequently, Squatting/Crouching: occasionally, Crawling/Kneeling: occasionally, Manual dexterity: continuously, Standing: occasionally, Walking: continuously, Lifting/Pushing/Pulling: Frequently up to 100 lbs. Carrying: Occasionally up to 100 lbs.