Centura Health Patient Transport Aide in Littleton, Colorado

Littleton Adventist Hospital is a 231-bed, full-service medical center delivering quality care and Level II emergency care for more than 25 years. Located in the Denver suburb of Littleton, CO, the hospital is surrounded by residential neighborhoods, retail, dining, Littleton’s charming “old town” area, and abundant outdoor space with trails, nature centers and golf courses. In addition to numerous awards for care excellence, we are also leading the way in health care environmental sustainability. Our associates are actively engaged in protecting the health of our environment, working tirelessly to minimize the negative environmental impacts from our operations. Our sustainable achievements have been recognized with several local and national awards, including the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth for three consecutive years (2014- 2016). View this shor video to learn why our associates love working here and how our mission and culture help to create fulfilling careers: https://centura-21.wistia.com/medias/e0qve9d10v

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 130679_

*Recruiter Contact: *Niki Miyata (nicolemiyata@centura.org)

_Clinic/Department:_ *8550 LAH TRANSPORT SERVICES *

_Hospital:_ *LITTLETON ADVENTIST HOSPITAL *

_Schedule:_ As Needed

_Shift:_ Variable

_Position Summary_

Assist the staff by performing tasks related to the transport of patients, and indirect patient care. Provide an effective method for the delivery of necessary supplies and items for continuous patient care.

_Minimum Education Requirements_

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

_Minimum Experience Requirements_

  • Previous experience as nurse assistant preferred

  • Good people skills and organizational skills required

  • Must be physically able to lift and / or transport heavy items / objects

  • Ability to understand English and to follow direction

_License/Certifications_

  • Current BLS certified. by American Heart Associate required

_Position Duties (Essential Functions, Include % of time)_

_Patient Transport – 50%_

  • Performs the safe, timely transport of patients interdepartmentally and upon discharge.

  • Conducts rounds for the proper, timely delivery and pickup of various items such as supplies, records, specimens, x-rays, orders and equipment.

  • Promptly responds to stat calls and meets requests of clinical staff

  • Responds to calls regarding violent patients and assists in take down.

  • Remains accessible at all times and offers to help in order to alleviate heavy transitional work loads.

  • Accurately reports any observed patients status change needs to Technologist or Nurse

  • Organizes and prioritizes work to be completed with assigned time frame.

  • Documents all round times and stat trips on transport daily log if applicable.

_Communication – 20%_

  • Performs the safe, timely transport of patients interdepartmentally and upon discharge

  • Informs patient of procedures.

  • Responsible for the transport of patient valuables/belongings and ensures they accompany patient

  • Conducts rounds for the proper, timely delivery and pickup of various items such as supplies, records, specimens, x-rays, orders and equipment

  • Promptly responds to stat calls and meets requests of clinical staff

  • Responds to calls regarding violent patients and assists in take down

  • Remains accessible at all times and offers to help in order to alleviate heavy transitional work loads Communicates frequently with Unit Clinical Coordinator regarding current work status and whereabouts.

  • Communicates frequently with Unit Clinical Coordinator regarding current work status and whereabouts.

_Supplies – 15%_

  • Accurately reports any observed patient status change needs to RN.

  • Organizes and prioritizes work to be completed with assigned time frame.

  • Performs stocking duties as assigned and directed by staff.

  • Reports any mechanical malfunctions to staff.

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.