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Patient Transporter - Duke Raleigh Hospital - 20 hrs/week, Evenings, Every Other Weekend

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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 sta ffin departmentoperations.Work PerformedLevel I:- Provide technical assi stance by assisting with movement of patients toand from radiographic ta bles.- Clean assigned work area and equipment, stock radiographic rooms withsupplies and stock clean linen, dispose of soiled laundry.- Provide transport of non-oxygen and oxygen patients to and fromvarious hospital locations.- Pick up and deliver specimens, equipment, supplies, and mess ages asdirected.- Assist technologists with duties related to completion of imagingprocedures including butnot limited to assisting with dressin gandundressing and positioning patients for specific procedures.- Respon d to patient calls promptly and checkon patients according todepartment procedures.- Assist technologist with procedure performance. Move and se t upradiographic equipment in non-sterile setting.- Provide general pati ent care according to departmental procedures;administer to emotional an d physical needs of patients; respond topatient request promptly. Provid e prompt and courteous response to needsand requests of patients, family and visitors and to respond toquestions politely with clear, accuratein formation.- Compile, record, maintainand file information as requested foraccurate and up-to-date patient and departmental records/reports;tick et-to-ride and maintain travel logs.- Initiate calls and contact appropr iate personnel to obtain or provideemergency serviceswhena criticalsitu ation arises and demandsimmediate attention.- Monitor the medical status of patients in Radiology.- Perform other related duties incidentalto th e work described herein.Level II:In addition to Level 1 activitiesabove. ..- Set up and clean imaging rooms.- Set up instruments and equipment fo r specific procedures.- Enter patient data on radiographic studiesinto c omputer.- Assist technical staff with patient prep for interventionalpro cedures.- Schedule patients for procedures as requested.- Assisttechnolo gist with procedure performance. Move and set upradiographic equipment i n sterile setting, set up sterile trays forprocedures. Clean non-disposa ble equipment with appropriate solution.- Label and wrap instruments for sterilization.- Assist technologists with processing of images.- Perfor m charging of procedures as directed.- Assist radiographic staffwith com pletionofradiographic studies byentry of patient data into computer; mo ve equipment; record patientinformation on appropriate images;maintain e ffective coordination ofactivities with others.- Monitor inventory level s of requisite supplies; order and organizestock so that it is properly maintained and to avoid loss due toexpiration.- Set up special procedure trays and equipment using sterile techniquesor as appropriate to the se tting. Assist medical and technical staffwith patient preparation.- Proc ess images and copy film, as requested.- Clean instruments and equipment as required.- Perform other related duties incidental to thework descri bed herein.The above statements describe the general natureand level of work beingperformed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is notintended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and dut iesrequired of personnelso classified.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesLe vel I:- Excellent customer service skills.- Ability to perform the heavy lifting required in the movement ofpatients and the transport of patien ts in either wheelchairs, stretchersor beds.- Able to workwith minimal s upervision.Level II:- Excellent customer service skills.-Patient transpo rt safety training.- Ability to perform complex tasks.- Ability to perfo rm the heavy lifting required in the movement ofpatientsand the transpor t of patients in either wheelchair, stretchersor beds.Level Characterist icsN/A

Minimum Qualifications


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.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Read our Diversity Profile History

Duke University was created in 1924 by James Buchanan Duke as a memorial to his father, Washington Duke. The Dukes, a Durham family that built a worldwide financial empire in the manufacture of tobacco products and developed electricity production in the Carolinas, long had been interested in Trinity College. Trinity traced its roots to 1838 in nearby Randolph County when local Methodist and Quaker communities opened Union Institute. The school, then named Trinity College, moved to Durham in 1892, where Benjamin Newton Duke served as a primary benefactor and link with the Duke family until his death in 1929. In December 1924, the provisions of indenture by Benjamin’s brother, James B. Duke, created the family philanthropic foundation, The Duke Endowment, which provided for the expansion of Trinity College into Duke University.Duke Campus

As a result of the Duke gift, Trinity underwent both physical and academic expansion. The original Durham campus became known as East Campus when it was rebuilt in stately Georgian architecture. West Campus, Gothic in style and dominated by the soaring 210-foot tower of Duke Chapel, opened in 1930. East Campus served as home of the Woman's College of Duke University until 1972, when the men's and women's undergraduate colleges merged. Both men and women undergraduates now enroll in either the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences or the Pratt School of Engineering. In 1995, East Campus became the home for all first-year students.

Duke maintains a historic affiliation with the United Methodist Church.

Home of the Blue Devils, Duke University has about 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students and a world-class faculty helping to expand the frontiers of knowledge. The university has a strong commitment to applying knowledge in service to society, both near its North Carolina campus and around the world.

Mission Statement

Duke Science"James B. Duke's founding Indenture of Duke University directed the members of the University to 'provide real leadership in the educational world' by choosing individuals of 'outstanding character, ability, and vision' to serve as its officers, trustees and faculty; by carefully selecting students of 'character, determination and application;' and by pursuing those areas of teaching and scholarship that would 'most help to develop our resources, increase our wisdom, and promote human happiness.'

“To these ends, the mission of Duke University is to provide a superior liberal education to undergraduate students, attending not only to their intellectual growth but also to their development as adults committed to high ethical standards and full participation as leaders in their communities; to prepare future members of the learned professions for lives of skilled and ethical service by providing excellent graduate and professional education; to advance the frontiers of knowledge and contribute boldly to the international community of scholarship; to promote an intellectual environment built on a commitment to free and open inquiry; to help those who suffer, cure disease, and promote health, through sophisticated medical research and thoughtful patient care; to provide wide ranging educational opportunities, on and beyond our campuses, for traditional students, active professionals and life-long learners using the power of information technologies; and to promote a deep appreciation for the range of human difference and potential, a sense of the obligations and rewards of citizenship, and a commitment to learning, freedom and truth.Duke Meeting

 “By pursuing these objectives with vision and integrity, Duke University seeks to engage the mind, elevate the spirit, and stimulate the best effort of all who are associated with the University; to contribute in diverse ways to the local community, the state, the nation and the world; and to attain and maintain a place of real leadership in all that we do.”

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