Patient Transporter Lead Full Time Variable Hours

Patient Transporter Lead Full Time Variable Hours job in ,

Shift: Variable
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Lead Patient Transporter, Full Time Job, Variable Hours, Albuquerque, NM

  We are looking for a Lead Patient Transporter to join our Patient Transport Team in Albuquerque, NM.
  This full-time job is located at Lovelace Medical Center. An acute care hospital providing comprehensive care, including around-the-clock emergency care, surgical services, non-invasive robotic spine surgery, cardiology, stroke care, radiology and oncology services, including the state’s only Gamma Knife Center for non-invasive radiologic brain surgery.

  Lead Patient Transporter Job Responsibilities:

  • Transports patients, equipment, supplies, records, etc., throughout the hospital, using proper body mechanics, equipment and following safe transportation guidelines, to ensure the safe and timely arrival.
  •   Maintains proper transport equipment and adequate supplies through regular safety inspections, cleaning and storage. 
  • Ensures patients physical as well as overall comfort.
  • Notifies charge nurse regarding changes in condition or behavior of patient or when unusual incidents occur with visitors. 

Lead Patient Transporter Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • One (1) year previous job related experience
  • Current BLS
  • Medical Terminology preferred
  • Strong communication skills, compassionate and understanding
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Ability to work on own or in team setting
  • Ability to transfer patients from a bed to a stretcher or wheelchair with assistance
  • Good computer and phone skills

Why Lovelace?

  • Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work, 2017 and 2018, Ranked #4 in the nation among providers
  • Midas+ Platinum Quality Award, 2016
  • Truven Top 15 Health System, 2016
  • Recognized by Healthgrades for quality achievements in best specialty, cardiac, orthopedics, neurosciences, pulmonary, vascular and gastrointestinal categories.

Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.

  ID: 3890

Department / Location

Patient Transport
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