Transporter

Milwaukee, Wisconsin


MARS Solutions Group is looking for an experienced Transporter for our client located in Milwaukee, WI. Our client is a healthcare organization committed to providing high-quality care for patients. They believe in fostering a work environment filled with collaboration, courtesy, and opportunities for professional growth, and have received numerous employment accolades such as, “National Top Workplace” from WorkplaceDynamics.

Duties:

Moves patients and hospital equipment, including but not limited to oxygen tanks, specimens, and hospital beds throughout Froedtert Hospital. Maintains obstruction-free corridors and disinfects hospital equipment per regulations. May be required to monitor designated entrances, provide directions to patients and family members, access hospital systems, and answer telephones to provide general information to staff and patients. Other duties as assigned.
Meets department benchmark standards for number of transports handled. 
Utilizes Teletracking system appropriately to place transport jobs in progress and notify dispatchers of any delays in patient transport. 
Completes required job tracking information. Regularly checks Teletracking system for available jobs. 
Monitors patients during transport that are with or without life supportive systems, to insure safe and timely transportation. 
Assists nursing staff with preparing patients for transports and placing back into hospital bed after transport. May assist partially mobile patients with wheelchairs. 
Maintain patient safety by checking 2 patient identifiers (name and birthdate) before transporting patient. 
Notify nurse and Health Unit Coordinator of arrival and departure of patients and sign patients in and out of inpatient hospital units. 
Performs other duties as assigned as they pertain to the department such as delivering ICU beds to operating rooms, working at hospital entry points registering and validating visitors, answering phones, providing verbal directions to mobile visitors and patients, looking up patient information and providing to visitors per hospital guidelines. 
Transports specimens within the facility and delivers to stat lab or as directed.
Monitor oxygen levels in the hospital and replace tanks as needed/requested. 
Monitors life support equipment to assure equipment is functioning properly and reports any malfunctioning equipment to appropriate personnel.
Maintain corridor obstruction during downtime to ensure equipment is being replaced in proper location after use.
May keep assigned entry ways (in the hospital and external adjacent traffic area) clear of obstructions and assist with keeping these areas clean.
Performs non-patient transport assignments as directed such as infection control (wiping down wheelchairs and stretchers).
Follows code procedures and established department and hospital policies in the event the patient needs medical assistance and/or equipment is malfunctioning.
Responds in timely manner to rapid response/Code 4 emergency situations throughout Froedtert Hospital.

Skills:

Six months to one year of customer service experience is preferred. 
Ability to receive and convey non-medical information. 
Must possess good public relations and communication skills. 
Must be able to interact well with the general public and be able to make sound judgments in a variety of situations. 
Must possess basic telephone and computer skills. 
Ability to use hospital software to obtain information is required for staff monitoring entrances.  

Education:

High School diploma or equivalent is required.
American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) or an AHA approved equivalent is required within 90 days of hire. 

 

About MARS Solutions Group:

MARS Solutions Group provides a range of opportunities for meaningful work by understanding that employment fit is a combination of people, process, and technology. We leverage our experienced and compassionate team to bring humanity to matching you with the right advanced technology role, and stay connected with you to help you attain your professional goals.