Patient Transporter I - FT Nights
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Provides safe, efficient and courteous guest/transport services to
patients, visitors and staff. Prioritizes service needs and
performs customer service duties to include transports, escorts,
equipment requests and basic patient care. Coordinates patients,
visitors and staff activities throughout the facilities.
- Role models a positive Atrium Health image to patients,
visitors and staff by adhering to Our Atrium Health Way.
- Perform excellence customer service in transporting daily.
- Provide guest/transport services to include; transports,
transfers, discharges, admissions, escorts, materials and equipment
including transport of patients with medical devices/equipment
(oxygen cylinders, intravenous pumps, PCA pumps, wound vac,
- Coordinate activities to guide patients, visitors/guests, and
staff to desired designations within the facilities.
- Posses the ability to adjust the liter flow and determine PSI
in an oxygen cylinder as well as the ability to transfer canula
tubing for wall unit to/from cylinder.
- Perform safe patient handling to include; moving patient,
patient lifts, patient transfers (stand-pivot and lateral),
- Provide education to patients and visitors/guests (room
orientation, transport process, etc.) and answer questions
regarding essential support services or provide the appropriate
- Use capacity management system and equipment to process task
(Encompass/Epic, I Phone, Halo, computer, etc.)
- Assist with care and maintenance of transport equipment to
ensure equipment is safe, clean, and ready for use. Inspect
equipment before and after use to identify defective equipment.
Report defective equipment immediately to supervisor.
- Monitor facilities to ensure environment is safe and clean
(ensuring unattended equipment is removed from hallways, not
blocking electrical panels, fire extinguishers or emergency
- Maintain equipment inventory throughout facilities; stretchers,
wheelchairs, beds, oxygen cylinders and carriers, IV poles,
- Complete and maintain required training, educational programs,
- Attend meetings as required.
- Adhere to Atrium Health and departmental policies and
procedures. Physical Requirements
Works in an indoor/outdoor fast-paced, customer-oriented
environment. Lengthy periods of standing and walking. Ability to
lift a minimum of 50 pounds for moving and lifting patients.
Ability to push/pull all patient transport equipment. Ability to
present a good working relationship with all departments. Ability
to prioritize workload. Exposure to hazardous materials.
Education, Experience and Certifications
High school diploma or equivalent required. Oral and written
communication skills, organizational, typing and strong leadership
skills desirable. Previous experience in a guest services or
hospitality industry is desirable. Experience in physically
demanding work environment. BLS certified within 6 months. Computer
and data entry skills are desirable
Atrium Health is one of the nation's leading healthcare
organizations, connecting patients with on-demand care, world-class
specialists and the region's largest primary care network. A
recognized leader in healthcare delivery, quality and innovation,
our foundation rests on providing clinically excellent and
We've been serving our community since 1940, when we opened our
doors as Charlotte Memorial Hospital. Since then, our network has
grown to include more than 40 hospitals and 900 care locations
ranging from doctors' offices to behavioral health centers to
Our focus: Delivering the highest quality patient care, supporting
medical research and education, and joining with partners outside
our walls to keep our community healthy.
About the Team
Our Mission Statement, Vision and Values
Our Mission: To improve health, elevate hope and advance healing -
Our Vision: To be the first and best choice for care.
Our Values: We recognize that employees are our most valuable
asset. We have identified four core values we hold in the highest
regard: caring, commitment, integrity and teamwork.
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