Dignity Health Transporter in NORTHRIDGE, California

Overview

Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers. Visitfor more information.

Responsibilities

TRANSPORTER

PATIENT TRANSPORTATION DEPT.Northridge Hospital Medical Center

The Patient Transporter performs tasks that are directly involved with the transportation of patients and specimens within the hospital and/or dispatching of transporters for patients to and from all departments as needed in order to provide timely and consistent delivery. Assists nursing with the lifting/moving of patients when necessary to ensure a smooth transport process for the customers. Transports patients in gurneys or wheelchairs in a safe and courteous manner.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • HS diploma req'd. Current American Heart Association CPR card

  • Minimum 6 months recent experience in a medical office, hospital/acute care environment

  • Must possess superior customer service skills, along with excellent organizational, interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

  • AHA CPR certification required. LA City Fire Card following hire/must be maintained as a current employee

This position is represented by SEIU-UHW and covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement

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Job ID 2018-49939

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Patient Transportation

Hours / Pay Period 8

Facility Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Shift Evening

Location NORTHRIDGE

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Fri-Sun 4:30p-1:00a, Varied