Northwell Health Transporter in Tarrytown, New York

Req Number 001B3J

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Job Description

Transports patients and materials to and from departments in accordance with the policies and procedures.

  1. Transports patients to and from various departments in wheelchairs or on stretchers, as directed.
  • Assists nursing or technical staff in moving patients to/from bed to wheelchair or stretcher.

  • Transports patients in wheelchairs or on stretchers within hospital with safety, comfort and dignity for patients.

  • Maintains proper height on IV set-up when transporting patient.

  • Monitors and reports any changes in patient’s condition during transport to charge nurse.

  • Advises appropriate healthcare team members on arrival of patients.

  • Picks-up and delivers materials as directed within hospital.

  1. Maintains cleanliness and effective functioning of transport equipment.

  2. Assists with the pick-up and delivery of specimens, materials and/or equipment, as needed.

  3. Performs related duties, as required.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Prior related experience, preferred.

Ability to communicate effectively.