CommonSpirit Health Patient Transporter in Des Moines, Iowa
MercyOne Des Moines Medical CenterDes Moines, Iowa
Requisition ID 2021-192974 Employment Type Full Time Department Patient Transportation Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Varied Standard Hours varied
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
Assumes responsibility for safe patient transport from point of pick up of patient to delivery to the receiving department or discharge.
Prepares for and carries out transport of patients, patient belongings, equipment, supplies and medical records to and from departments.
Transfers patients to/from cart/bed/wheelchair using correct and safe equipment and techniques. Assists with patient lifts/moves as requested by Mercy staff.
Documents work activities according to policy and procedure.
Responds appropriately to patient requests and according to policy and procedure if these exist.
Observes and reports pertinent patient and family information to clinical/testing site personnel to promote patient safety and according to policy including IV pump alarms.
Provides appropriate information and directions to visitors, patients and staff as needed.
Cleans and stores equipment properly.
Maintains the physical environment in a clean, well stocked and orderly manner.
Complies with OHSA/The Joint Commission, infection control, and other pertinent regulatory requirements and guidelines.
Reports physical environment and safety issues to appropriate department or Safety Officer.
Utilizes software, pagers, phone systems and other resources appropriately and according to policy and procedure to respond to requests for service in a timely manner.
Displays competency in location of department/floor/units through out the facility
High school diploma or GED preferred.
Medical terminology preferred.
Healthcare experience preferred.
Basic Life Support certified within six (6) weeks of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.
Successful completion of transporter training and competencies.
Basic computer skills preferred.
CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to
a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,
ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected
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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).
External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.
Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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