Atlantic Health System

Patient Transporter - Newton

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Newton
Position Type
PerDiem
Shift
Evenings
Category
Service
Department
07619600- Transport Services
Facility
Newton Medical center

Overview

Newton Medical Center, a member of Atlantic Health System is seeking a Per Diem Transporter to cover evening shifts including every other weekend as required by department.

Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of Manager or Lead Patient Transporter, transports patient, equipment, and supplies, as needed, as well as morgue duties and assisting with minor environmental services duties.
  • Promotes a positive customer service culture. Provides general comfort measures to patients throughout the shift.
  • Provides postmortem care and assists in transporting body to the morgue and releasing the body from the morgue.
  • Safely assist patient transfers, transports, and discharges.
  • Reports any changes in condition or behavior to patients primary Registered Nurse.
  • Recognizes and responds to priorities in the patient care process.
  • Makes specimen rounds from all nursing floors.
  • Safely handle all patient belongings from admission and discharges.
  • Responds to hospital codes that apply to transport.
  • Transports equipment used by patient in the transfer.
  • Exchanges oxygen tanks for transports daily.
  • Responsible for minor Environmental Services duties as assigned when patient transports are slow, vacuuming, dust mopping, etc.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Hard working individual with strong work ethic.
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50lbs.

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 12th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  

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