Sanford Health Patient Transporter - Lift Team in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Patient Transporter | Lift Team | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Central Resource Pool - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift:

JOB SUMMARY

Safely transport patients to and from their inpatient beds to other areas and ancillary departments, and retrieve medical records, prescriptions and other clinical documentation for patients as requested. Required to remove and replace medical devices, and lift, or assisting in lifting patients to gurneys, wheelchairs or other devices to facilitate transport. Inspect

and perform minor maintenance to transportation tools and devices. Document and request other maintenance as needed. Must comply with enterprise guidelines and policies of health, safety and security at all times, and become familiar with medical terms and certain pieces of medical equipment. May be required to change or transport linens, assist in transporting specimens, documents or patient possessions, and for discharge processing of inpatient rooms.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Carry messages or documents between departments. Transport specimens, laboratory items, or pharmacy items, ensuring proper documentation and delivery to authorized personnel. Transport portable medical equipment or medical supplies between rooms or departments. Respond to emergency situations, such as emergency medical calls, security calls, or fire alarms. Clean equipment, such as wheelchairs, hospital beds, or portable medical equipment, documenting needed repairs or maintenance. Transport patients to treatment units, testing units, operating rooms, or other areas, using wheelchairs, stretchers, or movable beds. Follows safety measures to ensure proper use of equipment and supplies. Recognizes and assesses cues or unstated intentions behind verbal and nonverbal communication. Uses language appropriate to audience. Communicates well downward, upward, and outward. Follows pre-established patient safety guidelines.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

QUALIFICATIONS

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care,

leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research,

education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition

here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families

and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,

please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Nursing

Job Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD01023