HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Transporter PRN in San Antonio, Texas

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. From the beginning, we've recognized the unique needs of each of our patients. It's a process that we continue to improve on, creating ways to better serve the community when they need us the most. Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, bone marrow transplant, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care and is designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. We deeply value our staff and our patients. As the flagship hospital of the Medical Center and of the Methodist Healthcare system of hospitals, we appreciate the support and recognition we recieve from the community in being ranked No. 1 in the Express - News Reader's Choice Awards from 2009-2013. We also enjoy being the most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by the Consumer Research Corporation.

General Statement of Duties:

Provide every patient with the highest quality of professional care and ensure the safety of the patient while in transport. Uses good body mechanics needed to care for patients. Demonstrates knowledge needed for proper use of wheelchairs, stretchers and other transporting equipment.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Transporter must introduce His/Herself to the patient; identify the patient by checking armband to assure transportation of the correct patient.

  2. Provide transportation of patients throughout the hospital, including discharge.

  3. Signs the patient in and out on the unit or uses Teletracking Transport module.

  4. Maintains a cooperative and ethical relationship with patients.

  5. Understands and follows infection control/universal precautions in the performance of all tasks.

  6. Understands and follows fall prevention and hand-off communication in the performance of all tasks.

Minimum Education and Experience:

High school graduate or equivalent preferred. Previous experience in the Hospital role desirable.

Minimum License and Certificates Required:

Must hold a current CPR certification or must obtain during orientation period.

Title: Transporter PRN

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Hospital

Requisition ID: 02531-67744