Transporter PRN

San Jose, California
Competitive Salary
Jan 14, 2018
Mar 13, 2018
Med / Surg
Contract Type

Job: 03360-19506




PRN, As Needed


About Good Samaritan Hospital
Our investment in technology, ability to recruit internationally trained physicians in a wide range of specialties, and commitment to developing the potential of its clinical and ancillary staff have set us apart from the rest. Serving Silicon Valley since 1965, Good Samaritan Hospital
 is a 474 bed acute care hospital. Our acute care hospital is located in the heart of Silicon Valley with two locations, the main campus in San Jose and Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos. Good Samaritan Hospital is recognized as a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques. We were the first of five hospitals in the country and the first in Santa Clara County to become a Stroke Certified Hospital. The Emergency Department teams are dedicated, healthcare providers with excellent services for patients at Good Samaritan Hospital. Interested in joining this team? Apply online now. 

 0.001 Variable Shift - PRN/PER DIEM (as needed)

Internal Posting Period: 1/5/18 to 1/12/17


-Under general supervision, responsible for patient care support including patient and equipment transport, assistance in emergencies, acting as courier between departments, and performance of specific patient care tasks.-Promotes a cooperative working relationship with care team members, physicians, other disciplines and the public by facilitating and enhancing communication, displaying honesty and respect, displaying sensitivity to cultural and age differences, and expressing and accepting feedback in a professional manner.-Supports the mission, philosophy and goals of Good Samaritan Hospital.

-Transports patients between hospital departments using wheelchair, gurney, beds or by assisting to walk.  Takes into consideration patients age and physical condition when transferring and transporting patients.-Assists with moving, lifting and positioning patients.-Responds to all codes, disasters and fires and functions at the direction of the team leader or shift director.-Transports deceased patients from nursing department to morgue.  Enters correct information into morgue log book.

-Weighs patients requiring the use of a bed/chair scale.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:1.                               Ability to read and write English in order to maintain records at a level normally acquired through completion of high school.2.                               Nursing Assistant or EMT experience or successful completion of basic nursing skills classes.3.                               Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.4.                               Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate effectively and courteously with patients, family, visitors and hospital staff.

5.                               Critical thinking skills necessary to prioritize response to sometimes conflicting patient care and department needs, with consultation of supervisor.

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