Intermountain Healthcare Transporter in Provo, Utah

Job ID:191453
Greater Provo area

About Us

What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare. And it’s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve theextraordinary together .

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining with a world-class team of over 36,000 employees and embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

Job Description

This position is responsible for transporting of patients, focusing on quality, safety, and customer service, while providing care and compassion to patients, families, visitors and staff.

Essential Job Duties

  • Transports inpatients in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Uses appropriate and approved transport pathways to ensure confidentiality. Uses appropriate method of travel and equipment as directed.
  • Uses Safe Patient Handling equipment as indicated
  • Uses isolation precautions and/or standard precautions appropriately.
  • Places soiled linen in designated areas.
  • Dresses carts and wheelchairs with linen per procedure.
  • Cleans transport equipment before and after every single patient and returns to appropriate storage areas.
  • Responds to Code Disaster, Code Green, Code Pink, Code Red, and Code Yellow when required. Knows location of fire extinguishers and fire pull boxes.
  • Always notifies patient nurse when taking or returning patient to/from room and notifies test site staff when patient arrives for test.
  • Utilizes written Patient Handoff Form and ensures that handoff form is filled out prior to initiating transport and signs and turns in form immediately after completion of transport.
  • Writes test location on whiteboard in patient room when leaving with patient.
  • Notifies patient nurse or test site staff of any problems that occurred during transport concerning patient condition or safety.
  • Responds to pager or other communication device such as Vocera badges in a timely and effective manner.
  • Communicates openly with operators and with other staff members.
  • Informs test sites and operators of any delays and clears transports when completed.
  • Communicates with test sites if transport will be delayed.

Career Highlights

  • Recognized Leader: Named a Gallup Great Workplace.
  • Advancement : Potential for leadership opportunity in the future.
  • Safety : Working towards Zero Harm, with training and policies.
  • Benefits: Available to employees working 24 hours or more per week. We also have a pension plan, 401K match, and tuition reimbursement.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate : $10.50/hr or more depending on experience.
  • Benefits Eligible : Yes.
  • Shift Details : Full-time, 40 hrs/week. Mon-Fri. 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM. (Works every 3rd weekend.)
  • Department : Utah Valley Hospital, Patient Transport.

Minimum Requirements

  • BLS Certification for Healthcare Providers.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age if working in Radiology areas (per Intermountain's Employment of Minors Policy).

Physical Requirements

  • Carrying, Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Pushing/Pulling, Seeing, Speaking, Walking, Standing.

Preferred Requirements

  • Previous experience working in a hospital environment.
  • Experience as a Patient Transporter.
  • Customer service experience.

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 40

Primary Work Location Utah Valley Hospital

Expertise Guest Services / Housekeeping

Job Type Full Time

Location US-UT-Provo