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Clinical Transporter - Carilion New River Valley Medical Center (Christiansburg, VA, US, 24073)

Company: Carilion Clinic
Location: Christiansburg
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

How You'll Help Transform Healthcare: Transports patients independently monitoring the patient's condition en-route and during procedures as needed. Utilizes transportation algorithm to determine appropriate follow-up for emergent and /or urgent patient needs. Transports items, equipment, charts and/or specimens that are unable to travel via pneumatic tube system. --

  • Transports non-monitored patients (via wheelchair, bed, stretcher, transport chair, transcart and other transportation devices), specimens, charts, films, and equipment to and from designated areas within the hospital.
  • Transports calls responded to, arrived at, as well as completed within expected TAT for transportation department in a customer friendly manner.
  • Collaborates with the RN, physician, and other clinical disciplines to meet the needs of the patient who requires transportation between areas of care within the hospital.
  • Demonstrates thorough and complete documentation skills in a timely manner. --Appropriately reports changes in patient status to licensed staff.
  • Utilizes effective communication skills. Receives and screens in coming requests via phone and other wireless technology. Demonstrates excellent telephone etiquette and interpersonal skills when interacting with patients, visitors, physicians and/or other health care professionals
  • Assist in new staff department orientation.
  • Utilizes proper body mechanics.
  • Maintain a safe comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with hospital standards. Knowledgeable of patient's rights and respects the rights of the patient to include accepting or refusing medical care.
  • Contributes to Carilion Clinic's performance improvement activities. Actively participates in obtaining desired service line/ departmental operational excellence targets and scorecard goals
  • Maintains oxygen and wheelchairs, stretchers, transport-chairs, transcarts, etc.-- What We Require:Education: High School diploma or equivalent education required.Experience: One to three years of related experience preferred.Other Minimum Qualifications: Effective interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills required. Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position including: Basic Life Support (BLS). About Carilion This is Carilion Clinic ... An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious. Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute. Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us. Requisition Number: 142616--Employment Status: Full time--Location: CNRVMC - Carilion New River Valley Medical Center--Shift: Evening--Shift Details: 1pm-11pm, four ten hour shifts, every other weekend, holiday rotationRecruiter: DEIDRE A WILKES--Recruiter Phone: 540-266-2115--Recruiter Email: dawilkes@carilionclinic.orgFor more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

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