University of Utah Health Patient Transporter in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah
As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA
This position is responsible for transporting patients to their in-patient bed, and to and from other areas such as therapy, surgery, or radiology. Other responsibilities include retrieving medical records, lab results, supplies and medications. This position may be required to transport medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law. This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.
Transfers patients from one hospital area to another by wheelchair, bed, or stretcher.
Assists in transport of essential supplies during traumas and c-arrests.
Handles items such as IV bags, oxygen masks and containers, urine drainage bags, blood bags, and medical monitoring devices that may be attached to patients during transports.
Transports expired patients to the morgue by stretcher.
Initiates call upon patient discharge alerting all departments involved in the bed turnover process.
Picks up and delivers routine and STAT laboratory specimens, blood and medical items.
Properly uses tele-tracking system.
Collaborates with other employees to ensure that the needs of the patient and department are met.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.
Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
- High School diploma or its equivalent.
- Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.
* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.
- Basic Life Support Health Provider card dependent upon department of hire.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
The above job description reflects the general physical and mental demands and environmental conditions required to perform the essential functions for this position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties to this job at any time. The University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended and Sections 503 & 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and extends reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants or employees with disabilities. A qualified applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Carrying, Lifting, Listening, Pulling and/or Pushing, Speaking, Standing, Walking
Requisition Number 25595
Employment Type Full-Time
Work Schedule 12:30 pm - 7:00 PM shift, Monday to Friday.
Location Name University of Utah Hospital
Patient Care? ..
City SALT LAKE CITY
Department UUH CST 16D PAT TRANSPORT SRVC
Category Support Services (Facilities / Trades)
The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.