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 mod
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