Tower Health

  • Transporter

    Job Locations US-PA-Reading
    Requisition ID
    2019-25967
    Hospital
    Reading Hospital
    Shift
    2-Evening
    Department
    Centran
    Category
    Nursing/Patient Care
    Hours per Pay Period
    8
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Per Diem
    Work Schedule
    4pm to 9pm, Every Weekend 3pm to 11:30pm, 2 Holidays a year
  • Overview

    About

    Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare 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 11,000 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. All of our facilities participate in our partnership with the UPMC Health Plan.

    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

    Safely and efficiently transports patients to and from designated test and procedure areas throughout the hospital. Provides direct support to clinical staff when transferring patients to and from transport equipment. Drives the safe patient hand off process by confirming complete and accurate information on the Hall Pass. Provides safety checks with oxygen during transport and follows isolation protocol to keep patients and staff safe from cross infection. Uses pagers, two way radios and IVR call in to work within the electronic patient transport system.

    Qualifications

    Education: *High School Diploma or GED (Required) Certification and Licensure:*CPR CERTIFICATION (Required) Experience and Skills:*1-3 Years Customer service experience. (Preferred) Required Skills: Excellent Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Able to read a pager, communicate clearly on a two way radio and use an IVR telephone dial in system.

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