Job Description

Facility: Valleywise Health Medical Center

Department: Internal Transport Services

Schedule: Regular FT 40 Hours Per Week

Shifts: Days

Under the general direction of the Nurse Manager, this position is responsible for supervision, direction, and monitoring a variety of assigned tasks within the department.  This position is responsible for the coordination of shift activities, staff training, and in-service programs to keep Internal Transport staff updated in safe patient movement as well as correct handling of lab specimens, blood gases and equipment.

 

Qualifications:

 

Education:

  • Requires a high school diploma or GED.  Associate's degree or higher preferred.

Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of hospital patient transporting experience that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Prefer prior direct or indirect supervisory experience in a hospital environment.

Specialized Training:

  • Transport tracking system and related devices.

Certification/Licensure:

  • None.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have the ability to supervise and coordinate the work of subordinate personnel in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale. 
  • Must be approachable, people oriented, and a good listener. 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and have excellent customer service skills. 
  • Must be a change agent able to develop, implement and maintain policies and processes. 
  • Requires the ability to be a creative, independent thinker.
  • Must exhibit a high degree of professionalism, customer service, and enthusiasm.  
  • Must possess solid analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Must be able to communicate with customers, fellow employees and management. 
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions promptly and accurately. 
  • Must have the ability to work independently with limited guidance.
  • Must be able to perform all work in a timely, thorough manner.
  • Must be able to work weekends or holidays as needed.
  • Must be able to work professionally with all patients, visitors, and staff. 
  • Requires the ability to ensure maximum safety when transporting patients. 
  • Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.  Bilingual preferred.

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