Carilion Clinic Clinical Transporter - CNRV in Christiansburg, Virginia

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.

The Clinical Transporter transports patients independently utilizes transportation algorithm to determine appropriate follow-up for emergent and / or urgent patient needs. The Clinical Transporter is also responsible for transporting items, equipment, charts and or specimens that are unable to travel via pneumatic tube system. The Clinical Transporter also supports Carilion's hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities.

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: 21740

Employment Status: Full time

Location: CNRVMC - Carilion New River Valley Medical Center

Shift: Evening

Shift Details: M-F 1p-11p, every other weekend

ABOUT CARILION:

As a not-for-profit organization, we pride ourselves on investing in our employees and the communities we serve.

Our employees strive to provide quality care in serving over 1 million residents in Virginia while living and growing their careers in the country's most livable cities and towns.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic is a robust system of small and large 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

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