M Health Fairview has an immediate opening for a Transport Associate at St. Joe's Hospital in St. Paul, MN.
The primary purpose of this role is to ensure the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients to their destination.
Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards
Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements
Performs delegated patent care duties.Ensures the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients to their destination including bringing the proper requested equipment
Communicates accurately and effectively with patient/family and health care team members.Notifies nursing staff technician or reception upon arrival for patient.Reinforces patient education as directed by nursing staff
Completes proper phone and pager handling; ensures proper functioning of pager at all times.Responds to all transport requests with a sense of urgency.Alerts nursing staff immediately to any signs of patient distress or equipment malfunction
Utilizes wheelchairs and other approved rolling stock to carry out the essential duties of the position.Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment.Keeps equipment cleaned and stored per department policy
Accesses medications or IV solutions only as required to perform normal job duties.Understands the security requirements of medications and IV solutions
High school graduate or equivalent
Transport or hospital experience preferred
Knowledge of basic patient transport concepts, infection control practices, and proper body mechanics
Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)
Interpersonal Communication: Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection
Patient Safety: Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.