Patient Transporter in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Patient Transporter

San Antonio, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem  PRN Status/As Needed Schedule 
Category: Nursing Support • Job ID: 188746

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Methodist Metropolitan Hospital

Patient Transporter

Runners Department/Patient Care Support

FT - Non-Exempt

 

Do youhave a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in afast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Runners Department. Submit your applicationtoday!

 

Benefits:

 

We offeryou an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary,excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team andyour ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTOmedical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement,employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loanrepayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

Seekinga Patient Transporter who willprovide every patient with the highest quality of professional care and ensurethe safety of the patient while in transport. Uses good body mechanics neededto care for patients. Demonstrates knowledge needed for proper use ofwheelchairs, stretchers and other transporting equipment.

 

What you will do in this role:

 

1.Transporter must introduce His/Herself to the patient; identify the patient bychecking armband to assure transportation of the correct patient.

 

2. Providetransportation of patients throughout the hospital, including discharge.

 

3. Signsthe patient in and out on the unit or uses Teletracking Transport module.

 

4.Maintains a cooperative and ethical relationship with patients.

 

5.Understands and follows infection control/universal precautions in theperformance of all tasks.

 

6.Understands and follows fall prevention and hand-off communication in theperformance of all tasks.



 

Minimum Education and Experience:

 

High school graduate or equivalent preferred. Previous experience in the Hospital role desirable.

 

Minimum License and Certificates Required:

 

Must hold a current CPR certification or must obtain during orientation period.

 

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care! 

 

With over 370 beds Methodist Hospital Metropolitan offers outstanding heart and cancer care, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, sleep disorder evaluation and the largest emergency room in downtown San Antonio. Our women’s pavilion is the only stand-alone center city facility dedicated to the health of women and their newborn babies, welcoming nearly 4,000 newborns into the world each year. Methodist Hospital Metropolitan is home to the Methodist Weight Loss Center and has been designated an American Society for Metabolic Surgery Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®.

 

Our hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare, and for the fourth consecutive year as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. It is the first hospital in San Antonio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Methodist Hospital Metropolitan has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog for focus on safety and quality, receiving a Grade A Hospital Safety Score for 8 consecutive rating periods. We are also proud to be an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology and Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, as well as the first Texas hospital to earn a Gold Seal of Approval for Sepsis Certification. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Metropolitan under Locations.

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

 

 

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