Patient Transport (Non-Clinical)
Company: Benefis Health System
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: February 5, 2019
Responsible for the safe, timely and efficient movement of patients.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Transports patients via gurney, wheelchair to ancillary departments
Maintains patient comfort, safety and privacy while transporting.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Disinfects gurneys, wheelchairs between patients.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served. Able to interpret data about the patient's status in order to identify each patient's age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
Prioritizes work and provides prompt and efficient service.
Maintains established hospital departmental policies and procedures, objectives, performance improvement activities, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
Communicates clearly and appropriately to healthcare staff.
Greets patients and visitors in a caring professional manner.
Responds promptly to patient and visitor inquiries and requests.
Provides hospital information and directions to patients/visitors as needed.
Refers patient/visitors problems and complaints to appropriate personnel.
Escorts patients/visitors to departments when appropriate.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Valid Montana driver's license with a clean driving record.
Community Information: Great Falls has a city population of 60,000, with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri River, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water and snow skiing, rock and ice climbing, boating, whitewater kayaking, off-road motorsports, upland bird and waterfowl hunting, and big-game hunting.
Benefis Health System: This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the last best place, you'll have the added benefit of having access to Benefis Health System, one of the state's most modern and progressive healthcare facilities with 500+ beds and over 270 employed medical staff members representing more than 40 specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment and one of the "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare" five years in a row.
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