Patient Transporter - Diagnostic Radiology

Mercy Medical Center

Cedar Rapids, IA Healthcare / Customer Service
This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by safely transporting patients to and from a nursing floor to radiology or another ancillary department.

Job Specific Duties/Essential Functions
  • Ensure that all accurate and clinically relevant information is communicated with patients, their families and co-workers at hand offs and other times as needed. Take all measures necessary to ensure that the appropriate and involved parties have communicated necessary information in order to allow for the best possible patient outcome.
  • Transport patients for the Radiology Department as well as for Ancillary departments to and from the nursing floor for procedures.
  • Picks up laundry throughout Radiology department and restocks linens.
  • Maintains cleanliness of transportation equipment.
  • Performs patient tracking workflow processes
  • Utilizes and follows proper Isolation Practices
  • Oversees training of students during Transport rotation

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Safe body mechanics to help prevent injury.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must possess critical thinking skills and have a perception of what the patient needs.

Professional Experience– Required vs. Preferred
  • Previous work or training in medical setting preferred.

Education-Required vs. Preferred
  • High School graduate or equivalent required

Job ID: 65492

Posted 25 days ago

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