Clinical Transporter - New River Valley Medical Center

Christiansburg, VA, US, 24073

Job Summary

Be at your best with an organization that equips you to do so.  Whose people unite in making lives better. At Carilion Clinic, we help communities stay healthy and our region grow stronger through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. As part of our team you can expect professional stability, strong technological resources, and the advancement potential of a regional leader.

Based in Roanoke, VA, we are an award-winning, community-based network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions. Explore how joining a regional leader can enhance your ability to learn, grow, and succeed.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Documents database and patient information accurately and in a timely manner able to work independently adapting to fluctuation in work demands
  2. Transports patients (via wheelchair, bed, stretcher, transcart and other transportation devices), specimens, charts, films, and equipment to and from designated areas within the hospital.
  3. Transports calls responded to, arrived at, as well as completed within expected TAT for transportation department in a customer friendly manner.
  4. Collaborates with the RN, physician, and other clinical disciplines to meet the needs of the patient who requires transportation between areas of care within the hospital.
  5. Demonstrates thorough and complete documentation skills in a timely manner.  Appropriately reports changes in patient status to licensed staff.
  6. Utilizes effective communication skills.  Receives and screens in coming requests via phone and other wireless technology.  Demonstrates excellent telephone etiquette and interpersonal skills when interacting with patients, visitors, physicians and/or other health care professionals. 
  7. Maintain a safe comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with hospital standards.  Knowledgeable of patient's rights and respects the rights of the patient to include accepting or refusing medical care
  8. Contributes to Carilion Clinic's performance improvement activities.  Actively participates in obtaining desired service line/ departmental operational excellence targets.
  9. Maintains oxygen and wheelchairs, stretchers, transcarts, etc.
  10. Assists with ordering and stocking of food PARS, checks refrigerator temperatures. 
Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School diploma or equivalent education required.

 

Experience: One to three years of related experience preferred.

 

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: None Required

 

Other Minimum Qualifications: Effective interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills required.  Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position including:  Basic Life Support (BLS).

 

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

 

 


Requisition Number: 31476 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CNRVMC - Carilion New River Valley Medical Center 
Shift: Day/Evening 
Shift Details: 1pm-11pm, every other weekend
Recruiter Email: dlniven@carilionclinic.org


This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

 


Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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