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Transporter per diemJob ID 148429 Date posted 05/24/2018
Under general supervision, transports patients to and from the Radiology Department while maintaining patient safety and dignity.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
-Transfers patients to and from the nursing floors to the various sections of the Radiology department in a courteous, timely, and safe manner, following appropriate standards for patient transport.
-Ensures that patients are placed safely in wheelchairs and on stretchers.
-Transports patients according to the ?Hospital Travel Ticket? asking for clarification from unit if necessary.
-Establishes appropriate and effective communication with patients and/or family members in order to maintain patient comfort and safety.
-Transfers care of patients to the appropriate Radiology personnel by entering each patients name in the appropriate logbook and speaking directly to a member of the receiving modality.
-Follows Lahey policy on Correct Patient Identification using two patient identifiers. Verifies by matching information on each patients name band.
-Informs the nursing station when each patient leaves the floor and is brought back.
-Ensures that wheelchairs, stretchers and O2 tanks are properly cleaned and ready for use on a daily basis. Reports problems with equipment to the appropriate supervisory personnel in a timely manner.
-Follows the proper procedure during emergency codes, i.e. Code 99 & Code Red and during emergencies within the Radiology Department.
-Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles , Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities.
-Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.
-Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.
-Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
-Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
-Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
-Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
-Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
-Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.
Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent
Licensure, Certification, Registration:
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:None required
Experience: Minimum 1-2 years of related experience.
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