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Patient Transporter - PRN- St Vincent's East

We Are Hiring

Position: Patient Transporter
Department: Patient Transportation 001
Location: St Vincent's East – Trussville, AL
Shift: PRN, Rotating - No Assigned Shifts; Works As Needed; Not Full Time
 

Why Join Ascension?

In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent’s East, and St. Vincent’s St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

Responsibilities:

As an Patient Transporter with St. Vincent's Health System, you will have the opportunity to transport patients, specimens and equipment throughout the facility.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Transports patients via wheelchair, stretcher or bed to designated sites as requested, including patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips, monitors and other equipment.
  • Assists patients with entering and exiting vehicles, including transfer from or to wheelchairs or stretchers.
  • Delivers equipment and specimens to requesting staff or department. May assist staff with removal of deceased bodies from units and transport to morgue.
  • Greets and provides information and direction to patients and visitors.
 
  • Transports patients via wheelchair, stretcher or bed to designated sites as requested, including patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips, monitors and other equipment.
  • Assists patients with entering and exiting vehicles, including transfer from or to wheelchairs or stretchers.
  • Delivers equipment and specimens to requesting staff or department. May assist staff with removal of deceased bodies from units and transport to morgue.
  • Greets and provides information and direction to patients and visitors.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained PRIOR to hire date or job transfer date and must not expire within 90 days of hire date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 

    • High school diploma or GED required

     

     

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
    Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                        
    Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
     
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Job ID: 368220
Category: Nursing Support
Facility: ALBIR St Vincents East
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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