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Overview

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PRN/OCC, Variable Hours & Shifts

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is an award-winning, certified, and accredited facility with 541 beds. As a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center, Fort Sanders offers state-of-the art care that maximizes recovery from stroke. We are also the region’s leader in technology in areas such as bariatric surgery, robotic surgery and minimally invasive spine surgery. Our door-to-balloon times for heart attack patients are below the national average, and our hip fracture center offers advanced diagnosis, surgery and recovery procedures for hip patients.

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is a member of Covenant Health (https://www.covenanthealth.com/) , a locally-owned, non-profit health system based in Knoxville, TN, with a “patient-focused” culture. It has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as its 2020 “Best-in-State-Employer” (https://www.covenanthealth.com/best-employers-in-tennessee-2020-forbes/) for Tennessee. The CEO of our company, Jim VanderSteeg, attends every new employee orientation and will ask you to sign our pledge of excellence to always put patients first, strive for excellence in everything we do, and make Covenant Health the first and best choice for patients in our region. As you’d expect, we offer our employees a robust benefits package (https://www.covenantcareers.com/benefits) , including: offering unmatched medical insurance, tuition reimbursement; student loan repayment assistance, certification bonuses; leadership and professional development programs; an employer-matched 401(k); and a generous Combined Time Off (CTO) program.

Position Summary:

Transportation of hospital patients and supplementary items. Performs defined safety protocols. Provides support assistance/ activities as needed.

Recruiter: Jennifer Gordon || jgordon2@covhlth.com || 865-374-8107

Responsibilities

+ Transports patients to and from destinations. Accommodates varying degrees of complexity such as the use of oxygen, proper isolation precautions, CPR, lifting and transfer techniques, etc., along with the effective use of equipment such as wheelchairs, stretchers, and beds.

+ Monitors and utilizes the patient flow board for assignments.

+ Performs defined safety protocols (i.e. double identification, various isolation procedures, equipment maintenance and cleaning, etc.).

+ Maintains open lines of communication between patients, family, physicians, peers, and leadership.

+ Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.

Minimum Experience:

None

Licensure Requirement:

CPR required

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Job Title Transporter

ID 4003666

Facility Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Department Name CENTRAL TRANSPORT


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