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Steward Health Care System Transporter - 32 hour - 1:00pm-9:30pm in Fall River, Massachusetts

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you

Job Summary

The Transporter is responsible for providing transportation for patients (infants, children, adolescents, adult, and geriatrics), specimens, mail, medical records, and equipment. Duties include but are not limited to any other related duties as assigned

Essential Responsibilities

  • Safely transports patients via wheelchair or stretcher

  • Assists with transport of admissions, discharges and transfer of patients

  • Transport of specimens, mail, medical records, and equipment as needed

  • Considers patient’s safety at all times

  • Reports unsafe conditions and/or incidents as they occur

  • Reports any untoward or unusual occurrences to nurse

  • Reports faulty equipment immediately and in accordance with Hospital Policy

  • Transport patient body to the morgue

  • Purposeful Encounters (if patient is asking for something, call the HUC by using the patient’s land line phone; let she/he know what the patient needs are)

  • Cleans transport equipment between each patient use

Minimum Education Requirements: High school Diploma or GED

Minimum Work Experience: 6 months of experience in a hospital, long-term care or rehabilitation setting preferred.

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