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Transporter (Full-Time 40hrs/week)


At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained four-year Magnet ® recognition status for the fourth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

4560 Emergency Medicine

Supervisory Organization

Emergency Medicine- Nursing Management

Grade

G04

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

Summary

POSITION SUMMARY:  To greet, guide and transport in-patients within the hospital setting for all departments.  Transport equipment and supplies within the hospital setting.  Patient care includes care to patients in the following age groups: pediatric (0 days through 12 years), adolescent (13 through 18 years), adult (19 through 64 years), and geriatric (65 years and above).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Performs patient transfer on and off appropriate transport equipment.
  • Transports scheduled patients to all areas of the hospital.  Retrieves and delivers equipment, patient transporting aids, and supplies.
  • Completes cleaning tasks utilizing OSHA standards. Performs maintenance and/or inventory of equipment according to department standards.
  • Monitors the condition of wheelchairs and litters and initiates repair through appropriate communication channels.
  • Monitors and maintains transport system including computerized transport schedules.
  • Demonstrates computer skills necessary to perform department specific responsibilities.
  • Depending on location may need to reschedule patients and handle phone calls.
  • Documents accurately and timely, according to department standards.
  • Reports promptly unusual situations, reactions, effects or conditions related to patient care to the responsible person(s).
  • Provides basic comfort, support and safety needs of patients.
  • Functions as a patient advocate by resolving patient/family concerns through appropriate actions.
  • Demonstrates proper responses to emergency situations.
  • Identifies learning needs and seeks available resources and opportunities.
  • Completes assignments within designated shift.
  • Responds promptly to requests for assistance.
  • Respects patient rights and maintains strict confidentiality.
  • Demonstrates concern and respect for others thoughts and feelings and handles conflicts in a positive manner.
  • Accepts accountability, as an individual and as a team member for all services provided.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Participates in the on-call responsibilities for this position as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  HS diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Completion of the educational requirements (additional formal education/training; maximum supervision for initial competency; high degree associated risk factors; yearly competency evaluation and training).
  • CPR Certification required.
  • Ability to continually prioritize work responsibilities.
  • Ability to work independently and deliver accurate and efficient results.
  • Demonstrates positive interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills when dealing with patients, family members and staff.

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 11/13/2020