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Patient Transporter

Job ID: 107485 Date posted: January 21, 2021

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Patient Transport
  • Allied Health Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time

Responsibilities

Summary

The Patient Transporter assists with mobilizing patients using lift equipment and/or mobilization aids and other trained health care professionals to provide safe and effective patient transports throughout the facility. Patient Transporters transport equipment, supplies, specimens, and patients using the transport tracking system; ensuring that the patients are monitored and the environmental pathway is safe for travel. The Patient Transporter communicates and coordinates with other healthcare team members meeting the needs of patients and staff.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Person-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and as well as offering exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment, and an extraordinary level of care.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years. Now we are on a journey to go beyond, building a next-generation hospital in our binational region. The new hospital tower at Sharp Chula Vista combines clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we are privileged to serve. The new hospital tower is the first new Sharp hospital in San Diego’s South Bay in more than 40 years. The tower includes seven stories, a 197,000-square-foot hospital.

As part of Planetree designation, the new hospital includes:

  • All-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites
  • 6 operating rooms (including 1 hybrid Operating Room)
  • Redesigned main entrance and lobby
  • Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean views
  • Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen

On the main floors, patients receive quality care in large, private rooms; a new-intensive care unit features high-tech suites for lifesaving care. In our spacious, new operating rooms, surgeons perform cutting-edge procedures for cardiology, radiology, and more. A versatile hybrid operating room can shift quickly from a catheterization procedure to surgery. Located at the top of the hospital is an indoor/outdoor café featuring panoramic views, from the ocean to the mountains.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Location
This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County
 
Hours:  8 hour shift, Full-time, Day, 
Morning Shift variable 
0800-1630
1000-1830
1100-1930
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Knowledge of proper body mechanics for safe transfer of patient and self.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers issued by the AHA (American Heart Association)
  • The ability to perform CPR.
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • One-year hospital experience or similar experience; working knowledge of medical terminology; and the ability to effectively communicate in a demanding environment.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology

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