Patient Transporter - Duke Raleigh Hospital - Every Other Weekend, 20 hrs/week - Days
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs
Occ SummaryPerform a variety of duties to assist the technical staff in departmentoperations.Work PerformedLevel I:- Provide technical assist ance by assisting with movement of patients toand from radiographic tabl es.- Clean assigned work area and equipment, stock radiographic rooms wi thsupplies and stock clean linen, dispose of soiled laundry.- Provide tr ansport of non-oxygen and oxygen patients to and fromvarious hospital lo cations.- Pick up and deliver specimens, equipment, supplies, and messag es asdirected.- Assist technologists with duties related to completion o f imagingprocedures including butnot limited to assisting with dressing andundressing and positioning patients for specific procedures.- Respon d to patient calls promptly and check on patients according todepartment procedures.- Assist technologist with procedure performance. Move and s et upradiographic equipment in non-sterile setting.- Provide general pat ient care according to departmental procedures;administer to emotional a nd physical needs of patients; respond topatient request promptly. Provi de prompt and courteous response to needsand requests of patients, famil y and visitors and to respond toquestions politely with clear, accurate information.- Compile, record, maintain and file information as requeste d foraccurate and up-to-date patient and departmental records/reports;ti cket-to-ride and maintain travel logs.- Initiate calls and contact appro priate personnel to obtain or provideemergency services whena critical situation arises and demandsimmediate attention.- Monitor the medical st atus of patients in Radiology.- Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.Level II:In addition to Level 1 activities above...- Set up and clean imaging rooms.- Set up instruments and equipm ent for specific procedures.- Enter patient data on radiographic studies into computer.- Assist technical staff with patient prep for interventi onalprocedures.- Schedule patients for procedures as requested.- Assist technologist with procedure performance. Move and set upradiographic equ ipment in sterile setting, set up sterile trays forprocedures. Clean non -disposable equipment with appropriate solution.- Label and wrap instrum ents for sterilization.- Assist technologists with processing of images. - Perform charging of procedures as directed.- Assist radiographic staff with completion ofradiographic studies byentry of patient data into co mputer; move equipment; record patientinformation on appropriate images; maintain effective coordination ofactivities with others.- Monitor inve ntory levels of requisite supplies; order and organizestock so that it i s properly maintained and to avoid loss due toexpiration.- Set up specia l procedure trays and equipment using sterile techniquesor as appropriat e to the setting. Assist medical and technical staffwith patient prepara tion.- Process images and copy film, as requested.- Clean instruments an d equipment as required.- Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.The above statements describe the general nature and level of work beingperformed by individuals assigned to this classif ication. This is notintended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibil ities and dutiesrequired of personnel so classified.Knowledge, Skills an d AbilitiesLevel I:- Excellent customer service skills.- Ability to perf orm the heavy lifting required in the movement ofpatients and the transp ort of patients in either wheelchairs, stretchersor beds.- Able to work with minimal supervision.Level II:- Excellent customer service skills.- Patient transport safety training.- Ability to perform complex tasks.- A bility to perform the heavy lifting required in the movement ofpatients and the transport of patients in either wheelchair, stretchersor beds.Le vel CharacteristicsN/A
Work requires the ability to follow and provide instructions to the public generally equivalent to a high school education.
No experience required.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
BCLS certification must be maintained/completed by the end of the orientation period. A valid North Carolina driver's license may also be required.
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