Company: Covenant HealthCare
Posted on: October 21, 2019
The role of the Transport Assistant includes transporting patients
and medications to and from multiple hospital departments.
The Transport Assistant demonstrates excellent customer service
performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times
consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and
Values of Covenant and the commitment to providing Extraordinary
Care for Every Generation.
Has clinical and social contact with patients, including all age
groups, and is able to appropriately assess, care for and treat
them according to the guidelines as defined by Covenant
Transports patients equipment, specimens and the delivery of
pharmacy medications to the various departments and Nursing Units
in a safe and timely manner.
Uses proper body mechanics in transport of all patients and
Uses proper technique in handling and transporting IV poles,
oxygen, catheters, medications, and other patient equipment.
Assists in transferring patients on and off stretchers,
wheelchairs, and exam table.
Answers phones, transfers messages, and performs filing and other
Fills oxygen tanks as needed.
Routine cleaning of equipment such as stretchers and
Initiates repair orders for any broken or malfunctioning
Assist with answering call lights, passing waters, and linens in
designated work area.
Return equipment to designated areas.
Other duties as assigned.
Previous experience in a health care environment preferred.
BLS Heartsaver required within 90 days of hire.
Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Outlook.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Sound judgment in handling confidential or sensitive issues and
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to maintain punctual attendance consistent with the ADA,
FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.
Constant standing and walking
Frequent lifting, pushing, pulling, twisting, reaching, handling,
feeling, talking, hearing, near vision, midrange vision, far
vision, depth perception, visual accommodation, color vision and
field of vision
Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs.
Occasional sitting, carrying, climbing, balancing, stooping,
kneeling, crouching and squatting
NOTICE REGARDING LATEX SENSITIVITY IN APPLICANTS FOR
IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED THAT COVENANT HEALTHCARE CANNOT PROVIDE A
LATEX SAFE OR LATEX FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT AT ANY OF ITS FACILITIES.
UNFORTUNATELY, THAT MEANS THAT ANY INDIVIDUAL, INCLUDING AN
APPLICANT OR AN EMPLOYEE, IS LIKELY TO BE EXPOSED TO LATEX WHILE ON
COVENANT S PREMISES. THEREFORE, LATEX TOLERANCE IS CONSIDERED TO BE
AN ESSENTIAL FUNCTION FOR ANY POSITION WITH COVENANT.
Covenant HealthCare is an equal opportunity employer.
Keywords: Covenant HealthCare, Wyoming , TRANSPORT ASSISTANT, Other , Saginaw, Michigan
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