Valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the companys auto insurance policyEmployees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment ,…
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Your Journey with us began the moment you made the choice to seek a career with . Whether you are just beginning your career, or your Journey has spanned 30 years, Banner's employer commitment is: "We'll help make a difference in your life and career so you can make a difference in the lives of others. The Patient Transport department at Banner Desert & Cardon Children’s Medical Center is an integral part of the Clinical Care Operations department which supports the patient flow and placement throughout the hospital. We offer a great culture within this 600+ bed hospital. We focus on our staff and empowering them to be engaged in the work that we do for our patients. If you have a passion for supporting the team in Patient Transport you will want to apply for this job. As a Patient Transporter, your role is crucial in providing services to Banner Desert and Cardon Children’s Medical Center. Working in a team atmosphere to transport patients with efficiency and the upmost patient safety is critical to this position. In addition to transporting patients, you will be responsible for transporting specimens to the lab and equipment as needed to its rightful place. If you enjoy working with a great team of professionals in an exciting environment this is the place for you. Weekend rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when applicable. This is a full-time evening opportunity to work 3p-12:30a with weekend and holiday rotation required. Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at . offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life
About Banner Desert Medical Center Located on an 80-acre campus in Mesa, Arizona, Banner Desert Medical Center is one of Arizona's largest and most comprehensive hospitals and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. We provide an abundance of exceptional opportunities with more than 600 licensed beds, including over 100 dedicated to children. Areas of excellence include high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, cardiology, oncology and emergency medicine. With 21 operating rooms, we offer a full range of surgical specialties and advanced technology that includes the daVincir Surgical System. About Banner Cardon Children's Medical Center If you desire to provide the best care possible to the most vulnerable patients, come to Cardon Children's Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. Within our 248-bed, state-of-the-art facility, specially trained nurses, physicians and other clinical professionals utilize the most advanced technologyincluding iCare ICU monitoring and robotic surgeryto provide high quality, child-friendly, family-centered care. Our facilities feature a recently expanded 104-bed NICU, a 24-bed PICU, six pediatric ORs and a 26-bed ED. We also offer dedicated pediatric rehab, radiology, oncology and hematology capabilities. With clinical diversity, exceptional training programs and a supportive culture, this is a place where you can grow in your career as you help our very special patients. About is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
Job Summary This position transports patients and distributes requested items as needed throughout the facility in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols. Essential Functions
Transports patients safely and efficiently between various departments following appropriate transfer techniques and proper isolation/infection control procedures. Validates patients identity based on established department protocol. Remains alert to patient condition and promptly communicates changes to clinical staff.
Assists with patient handling and lifting using appropriate patient safety equipment and appropriate safety procedures.
Provides distribution services of requested items between various departments as needed in accordance with established procedures that may include medications.
Responds to all job calls in a timely manner. May utilize computer system to track and update requests. Communicates status updates and location information as required in accordance with department protocols to help facilitate work flow.
Collects, cleans and disinfects patient care equipment and all other reusable items.
May perform supply restocking or assume clerical duties of assigned area as necessary.
May be required to operate golf cart to provide distribution services.
May be required to transport deceased persons to the facility morgue.
Minimum Qualifications High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. BLS certification required. If required by facility, may be required to possess a valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the companys auto insurance policy.Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Requires interpersonal skills to operate in a direct patient contact environment. Ability to interpret verbal and written information/instructions and effectively communicate with others. Must demonstrate basic knowledge of computer skills, organizational skills, problem solving skills, and ability to function with minimal direction in a fast paced environment.
Preferred Qualifications Six months previous healthcare or customer service experience preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology. Additional related education and/or experience preferred.