Transporter

Northwell Health


Date: Nov 25, 2022
City: Staten Island, NY
Salary: $21 - $22 / hour
Contract type: Part time
Northwell Health
Job Description

Job Description


Transports patients to and from various hospital units, safely and comfortably. Picks up and delivers materials and/or equipment, as needed.


Job Responsibility





    • Receives and carries out transport assignments.Coordinates selection of stretcher, bed or wheelchair with nursing staff.



    • Transports patients and equipment to and from all locations within hospital in a timely manner.



    • Transports patients in beds, wheelchairs, stretchers, with oxygen, IVs, etc.Transports other patient related items such as medical equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.



    • Inspects transport equipment for cleanliness, operational ability and safety.Removes damaged equipment from use and notifies management.



    • Inspects and wipes down equipment before and after each use with approved cleaning products.



    • Delivers pharmacy vouchers, laboratory specimens, patient belongings, medical records and admission records to appropriate areas within hospital.



    • Assists medical staff in lifting and moving of patients to and from beds, to wheelchairs and stretchers, using proper body mechanics.



    • Transfers post-mortem patients to morgue, as needed.



    • Safely handles oxygen equipment, IV equipment and other medical equipment according to hospital policies and procedures.Distinguishes between types of compressed gases and valves changes.



    • Performs rounds including picking up specimens, patient belongings, vouchers, charts, equipment, instrument and trays, as assigned.



    • Delivers and returns equipment, instruments and trays to/from Central Processing and patient care areas.



    • Delivers laboratory supplies to patient care areas.



    • Delivers code carts to patient care areas and returns used code carts to Central Processing.



    • Returns stretchers, wheelchairs and other department specific equipment to appropriate areas and secures appropriately.



    • When a Pneumatic Tube system is down (North site only), transporter must perform the following:



    • Voucher rounds every hour

    • Routine rounds every two hours (specimens, vouchers and returns)

    • Stat medications delivery

    • Delivery of medications to patient care areas

    • Delivery of documents and materials to Admitting office from floors.

    • Delivery of laboratory results to patient care areas



    • Follows hospital patient identification policy at all times.


  • Performs related duties as required.



  • ADA Essential Functions



Job Qualification




  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Prior hospital and/or transport experience, preferred.

  • Manual dexterity, required.




  • Additional Salary Detail

The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

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