Patient Transporter, Per Diem - Westwood 9/16/2016
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Job Title:
Patient Transporter, Per Diem - Westwood
Patient Transport Tchn 2 PD
To be determined by department needs
$20.89 / $3635
$20.89 / $3635
Layoff Referral Deadline:
Under the direction of the dispatch supervisor, transport critically ill patients via bed, gurney and wheelchairs throughout the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center as well as isolation patients using free-flow oxygen devices. Assist in other areas when needed. Responsible for the care of all equipment (wheelchairs and gurneys) by keeping them clean and in working order. Train new employees on the operation of equipment care and transport procedures. Maintain a smooth work flow when working on a nursing unit. Comply with the health system workplace conduct policy and dress code standard.
Ability to transport patients in gurneys using correct body mechanics. Interpersonal skills to interact diplomatically and sensitively with acutely ill patients while under your care. Maintain cooperative working relationship with co-workers and all hospital staff. Oral communication skills to convey information using correct grammar. Must have current, valid CPR certification.
Preferred: Acute care hospital experience, knowledge of medical terminology and of patient care needs in a hospital setting.