Courier (PRN)

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Job ID: 60246
Area of Interest: Service
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: Sun-Sat Rotataing
Job Facility: UMMC Midtown Campus
Employment Type: On Call
Shift: ROTATING
What You Will Do:

Main Function:

Responsible for the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients, medical equipment and patient-related items to their destinations enabling physicians, nurses, technicians, and therapists to perform their duties in an effective manner. Ensures positive patient, customer and satisfaction, proper utilization of body mechanics, adherence to policies, procedures and standards established by Crothall, Hospital, Departmental and regulatory agencies.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  Transport Skills

 1.    Ensures the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients to their destination to

       include bringing the proper requested equipment.

2.    Notifies nursing personnel, clinician, technician or reception upon arrival for patient.

       Verifies correct patient identification by comparing information from pager to patient

       wristband and the hospital’s designated 2nd form of identification on the chart.

       Obtains correct chart; verifies proper mode of transportation and confirms standard

       precautions.

3.    Adheres to all established policies and procedures including patient safety and care.

4.    Exhibits excellent verbal and listening skills.

5.    Drives quality and continuously improves departmental performance through timely

       response to pages from Team Transport and management staff.

       Responds to all transport requests with a sense of urgency.

6.    Demonstrates competency in transporting all specific age-groups.

7.    Follows all isolation and radiation precaution signs.

8.    Utilizes proper body mechanics when lifting and transferring patients to and from

What You Need to Be Successful:

Education:   

High school graduate, equivalent or equal-related experience. Preferred transport or hospital experience.


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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