Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation,joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.
The nursing transport aide reports to the One Call Center for daily clinical supervision and receives assignments from the One Call Center/Transport Dispatcher.
The nursing transport aide provides safe, efficient, and timely transfers and discharges of patients from nursing units, and ensures equipment is located in the appropriate areas.
The nursing transport aide will remain immediately available via the SpectraLink phone system or communication device that has been implemented, and maintains a high level of customer service as detailed in the customer service plan.
Access to demographic information and limited patient health information related to job function.
Department Specific Duties:
Acknowledges and communicates any malfunction of equipment to One Call Center/Transport Dispatcher/Manager/Supervisor
All Transport personnel will adhere to hospital guidelines of grooming and general appearance
All Transport personnel will wear required uniform and clean athletic shoes
Cleans and prepares gurneys, wheel chairs, oxygen tanks or other medical equipment after patient transfers/discharge (or as needed) in a timely manner
Communicates with patient / family members, staff, physicians and other departments where patient is being transported. Any lengthy delays are reported back to the department and dispatcher
Ensures completion/adherence of ticket to ride
Expedites transports and checks in with the One Call Center/Transport Coordinator, with a communication device, when transport duty is completed
Follows directions and performs all tasks within scope of practice
Communicates, identifies and transports any malfunctioning or unsafe equipment to the appropriate area for repair
Knows location, proper use and safety check procedures of equipment and follows protocol when problems are discovered
Maintains an exemplary attendance record
Trains new employees, students and volunteers in transport aide duties
Transport personnel will interact with each patient, guest and staff member utilizing current hospital service method
Transporters will ensure modesty of patients by covering them with a blanket or sheet during transport
Transports patients in a safe, courteous and efficient manner
Understands and utilizes appropriate equipment in the transport of patients
When not transporting patients, keeps busy with stocking and cleaning duties
Other duties as assigned per One Call Center or Manager/Director
High School Diploma or GED
Excellent communication skills ï¿½ phone etiquette, written and verbal
Demonstrated ability to present self in positive and professional manner
Current American Heart Association-Basic Life Support Certification
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905015533
About Desert Regional Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.