Ascension Health Transporter Patient / Borgess Medical Center / PT Rotating, 24 hours weekly in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Job ID: 222268

Transporter Patient / Borgess Medical Center / PT Rotating, 24 hours weekly

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Regular/Rotating

Additional Job Information

Title: Transporter Patient

City, State: Kalamazoo,MI

Location: Borgess Medical Center

Department: Patient Transportation 001

Additional Job Details: PT Rotating, 24 hours weekly

Marketing Statement

Based in Kalamazoo, Borgess provides care for nearly 1 million people annually in cardiac, neurologic, orthopedic, vascular and bariatric services, among others. We are one of the region’s largest health systems and employers and have been serving as part of Ascension since 1999.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Patient Transport is responsible for proper patient identification, body alignment and positioning, lifting and loading of patients to a wheelchair, bed or cart in a safe, comfortable, and timely manner throughout the hospital. Insures clean and safe operating condition of transport within the hospital, completion of work orders, delivery to maintenance and return. Must be able to communicate well with co-workers and other hospital personnel. Must possess the physical ability to move patients in a safe and efficient manner. Performs other duties as requested.

Responsibilities:

  • Escort performance is expected to work productively at all times and document or communicate appropriately and responsively to meet patient transport timeliness requirements.

  • Keeps accurate and permanent response records.

  • Insures order and cleanliness of department areas.

  • Delivery of sterile utilities to Nursing Units within the hospital. Maintains delivery of utilities to nursing units when necessary.

  • Maintains routine cleaning of wheelchairs and carts used by central transport.

  • Make-up carts and removal of soiled linen to a chute room.

  • Washing wheelchairs and carts. Insures the removal of soiled linen from carts and wheelchairs to be deposited in chute in soiled linen room. Maintains routine cleaning of wheelchairs and carts used by central transport.

  • Insures equal wheelchair distribution.

  • Return of carts to appropriate storage locations.

  • Performs other duties as required by staff relating to patient movement.

  • Performs various transport related duties as assigned by supervision.

  • Reports any conditions that may be hazardous to patients or staff. Maintains the safest possible environment to avoid injury or illness to each individual within Borgess Medical Center.

  • Maintains activity log during all work hours

  • Maintains accurate written documentation of all daily activities.

  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Finger Printing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required

  • Must be familiar with utilities used by patients.

  • Previous patient escort experience preferred.

How To Apply

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.