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Sr., Patient Transporter - Evening shift (3p-11:30p)

Date:  Jan 12, 2022
Location: 

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Allied Health and Clinical Support Jobs
Job Type:  Rotating
Requisition ID:  442581

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Transports patients around Parkland Health and Hospital System (PHHS) by wheelchair or stretcher to ensure patients 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

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