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Senior Patient Transporter

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Date: Mar 28, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Job Req ID: 106367

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system.  Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

 

Transports patients around Parkland Health and Hospital System (PHHS) by wheelchair or stretcher to ensure patient's safety.

Dispatches patient transporters throughout the hospital as needed.

 

MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS:

 

Education/Experience:

 

-Must have one plus years of experience as a patient transporter and/or customer service.

 

Certification/Registration/Licensure:

 

-Must have current CPR-Heartsaver course completion card from one of the following: o American Heart Association o American Red Cross Rescuer o Military Training Network.

-Must have National Child Passenger Safety Certification (CPS) or within one year of placement into the position.

 

Skills or Special Abilities:

 

-Must be able to read and write.

-Must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of providing assistance, answering complaints and expediting services.

-Must have very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to represent Parkland in a positive manner.

-Must exhibit caring, service-oriented behaviors toward people encountered and be able to defuse emotionally charged situations.

-Must be able to apply sound judgement toward satisfying a variety of questions and problems from patients and visitors.

-Must be able to follow both oral and written directions.

-Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, nurses, physicians and other hospital personnel.

-Must have basic math skills.

-Must complete within 90 days of hire and/or placement a Preventative Back Injury & Proper Lift Technique class and demonstrate proficiency.

-Must be proficient in internal application of Transport Tracking software.

-Must be able to rotate through dispatcher role for Transport Tracking.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Medical, Healthcare

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