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CommonSpirit Health Patient Transporter in SACRAMENTO, California

Overview

Built-in 1973, Dignity Health Methodist Hospital of Sacramento is committed to providing daily excellence in health care for residents of Sacramento’s southern suburbs, including the Elk Grove, Wilton, and Galt communities. Methodist Hospital is home to a 158 acute-care bed facility with 1,120 employees, 283 medical staff, and 29 Emergency Department beds. Methodist Hospital also owns and operates Bruceville Terrace – a 171-bed, sub-acute skilled nursing long-term care facility adjacent to the hospital that provides care for the elderly, as well as those requiring extended recoveries. Methodist Hospital is home to the Family Medicine Residency Program, an accredited and nationally recognized program which provides resident physicians with specialty training in primary care family medicine. Together, the hospital and residency program implemented a ground-breaking curriculum addressing the identification, treatment, and assistance of human trafficking victims and created a one-of-a-kind health clinic for victims, the Human Trafficking Medical Home.

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

The incumbent is responsible for transporting patients between departments within the medical center, discharge to home and other operational duties as assigned. Demonstrates competency in safe and efficient transporting for neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. May have access to or be required to distribute drugs, needles or syringes from storage locations, (such as large stock supplies, automated dispensing units and other carts) to/within patient care areas or treatment carts as defined by hospital policy/procedure.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Six (6) months of related experience that will support necessary skills and ability of job description (health-care field preferred).

  • Knowledge of alphabetic and numeric filing system, knowledge of proper body mechanics and patient safety.

  • Ability to lift patients onto gurney and to assist them into and out of a wheelchair; read and comprehend instructions written in English; use courtesy and tact when dealing with patients, visitors, and hospital staff; calm and reassure distressed patients; perform basic clerical functions; maintain patient confidentiality; follow established protocols; work effectively under multiple priorities and adjust priorities, as circumstances require; maintain a high degree of accuracy regarding all details.

  • Current American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support).

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Job ID 2021-164096

Employment Type Temporary

Department Patient Transportation

Hours / Pay Period 72

Facility Methodist Hospital Sacramento

Shift Varied

Standard Hours Temporary position - varied shifts- primarily PMs- includes every other weekend per CBA

Work Schedule 8 Hour

Location CA-SACRAMENTO

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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