The transporter is responsible for bringing patients to and from the nursing unit to the unit or from the nursing unit to the ancillary department where procedure will be performed. The transporter is responsible for picking up requisitions, requests, Doctor's orders from patient care units and deliver to the designated ancillary (non-nursing) departments. The transporter will pick up non-stat medications from pharmacy, test results from file sorter located in clinical laboratory and distribute to the designated nursing units' contact person. The transporter will make hourly runs to the areas listed on the runner schedule. All the transporters and runners reporting to nursing administration will be cross trained for both duties.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
- A minimum of six (6) months acute hospital experience preferred.
- A current CPR card is required or must be completed by the end of orientation.
- Reading and comprehension of English required.
- High school diploma or equivalent required.