Transporter Centran

  • Tower Health
  • West Reading, PA 19611, USA
  • Feb 25, 2021

Job Description

Overview

About

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated health-care provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate health-care and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people.

Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care - from prevention, screenings and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs and public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

Who We Are

With more than 12,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing and Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, and we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership and staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services - all right here in our region

Responsibilities

Responsible for the safe and efficient movement of patients, various blood products from the lab, and other medical items to and from clinical units as well as various diagnostic treatment and testing areas, while adhering to all Tower Health policies and procedures by supporting the nursing staff with the delivery of quality patient care. We are the hub of patient movement and an essential ingredient to the overall flow of the hospital as a whole. Promotes a safe environment and performs all work-related duties in a safe manner. Stays up to date on all PPE education, participates in annual fit testing, and makes sure the proper PPE is being worn for the proper isolation requiring it. Transporters provide a positive and reassuring presence while transporting patients to various location throughout the hospital. They instill confidence in our patients, guests, and visitors by safely escorting them or providing clear directions to locations around the hospital. In addition to moving patients, members of our transport team can efficiently maneuver various types of patient equipment through hospital halls, elevators, and rooms. Our transport team has a great opportunity to make a big impact every day on the overall satisfaction and comfort level for each patient while also collaborating with and supporting all clinical staff in the process.

Qualifications

Education Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED

Experience
  • Relevant Experience

Certification and Licensure
  • CPR Certification

Required Skills
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Excellent Communications Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent Teamwork Skills
  • Good Reasoning Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Multitasking
  • Organizational Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Relationship-Building Skills
  • Safety Orientation
  • Service Orientation
  • Strong Team Player