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Transporter ARRMC (Medical Transportation)

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Req #: 7985
Entity: Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Central Transportation
Shift: 1st Shift - Days
Union Position: No
FTE: 0.900000
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $16.66 - $22.91 depending on qualifications

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Transporter ARRMC (Medical Transportation)

Additional Position Details:

As a Transporter, you will make extra money per hour (shift differentials) for swing, night, and weekend hours.


WHY ASANTE

Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Transporter provides patient and non-patient transportation, in collaboration with nursing staff and co-workers. Transporters work alongside nursing staff and lift-trained co-workers in coordination of lifting, repositioning and transportation for immobile, geriatric, handicapped and bariatric patients.

As a Transporter for Asante you will have the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate excellent customer service by informing patients and families where the patient is being transported and estimated time of return
  • Exercise patience, understanding and compassion when working with patients and families
  • Promptly respond to pages and communicate when a transport is completed
  • Perform environmental safety checks when entering or leaving the patient's room
  • Communicate using key words and phrases to assure patients understand staff concerns for their safety and well-being
  • Respond to codes within the hospital in a prompt and quick manner

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • High School diploma, or equivalent combination of knowledge, skills and abilities, preferred

Experience

  • 3-6 months of work experience, within a medical setting is preferred

Certifications

  • BLS: Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) is required upon start

Working Environment/Physical Requirements

This position requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis - such as transferring a patient in and out of a bed. The ability to bend, stretch, twist and perform other awkward physical movements is also required.

What We Offer for Full and Part Time Positions

  • Competitive starting wage
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
  • Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution
  • Generous Earned Time Off
  • Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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