Good health care is key to a good life. At Banner Health, we
understand that, and that's why we work hard every day to make a
difference in people's lives. Do you like the idea of making a
positive change in people's lives - and your own? If so, this could
be the perfect opportunity for you.
If you have a passion for supporting the team in Patient
Transport at Banner Gateway Medical Center, this is the place you
want to work. We offer a wonderful culture within a Magnet
Recognized Hospital. Patient Transport is an integral part of the
Clinical Care Operations department which supports the patient flow
and placement throughout the hospital. As a Magnet designated
facility, we focus on our staff and empowering them to be engaged
in the work that we do for our patients.
As a Patient Transporter, your role is crucial in providing
services to Banner Gateway & Banner MD Anderson. Working in a team
atmosphere to transport patients with efficiency and the upmost in
patient safety is critical to this position. In addition to
transporting patients, your responsibility will include
transporting specimens to the lab and equipment as needed to its
rightful place. If you enjoy working with a great team of
professionals in an exciting environment this is the place for you.
Weekend rotations are required in this role.
Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components
of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of
benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and
financial security options so you can focus on being the best at
what you do and enjoying your life.
This position transports patients and distributes requested
items as needed throughout the facility in accordance with
department/facility policies, procedures and protocols.
Transports patients safely and efficiently between various
departments following appropriate transfer techniques and proper
isolation/infection control procedures. Validates patients'
identity based on established department protocol. Remains alert to
patient condition and promptly communicates changes to clinical
Assists with patient handling and lifting using appropriate
patient safety equipment and appropriate safety procedures.
Provides distribution services of requested items between
various departments as needed in accordance with established
procedures that may include medications.
Responds to all job calls in a timely manner. May utilize
computer system to track and update requests. Communicates status
updates and location information as required in accordance with
department protocols to help facilitate work flow.
Collects, cleans and disinfects patient care equipment and all
other reusable items.
May perform supply restocking or assume clerical duties of
assigned area as necessary.
May be required to operate golf cart to provide distribution
May be required to transport deceased persons to the facility
- Facility based position. Responsible for the timely delivery of
services with a strong focus on customer service. Customers are
staff, physicians, patients, family members and visitors.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. BLS
Requires interpersonal skills to operate in a direct patient
contact environment. Ability to interpret verbal and written
information/instructions and effectively communicate with others.
Must demonstrate basic knowledge of computer skills, organizational
skills, problem solving skills, and ability to function with
minimal direction in a fast paced environment. If required by
facility, may be required to possess a valid driver's license and
be eligible for coverage under the company's auto insurance
Six months previous healthcare or customer service experience
preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.