When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's just one of the many reasons we've achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing perfection. From working with a team of best-in-class healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something incredible--for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals!
What will you be doing in this role?
The Patient Transporter is responsible for the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients, medical equipment and patient-related items to and from their destinations in a professional, courteous and compassionate manner. This service will enable nurses, clinical partners, physicians, diagnostic technicians and therapists to perform their duties in an efficient and effective manner. Ensures all patient interactions are conducted using the concept of AIDET as the primary communication tool. Responsibilities also include movement of equipment, supplies and operation of elevators to facilitate patient and equipment transports. These services include, but are not limited to transporting patients, equipment and supplies between nursing units, diagnostic areas, emergency department and morgue. The Transporter must work collaboratively with Management, the Dispatch Call Center and all healthcare team personnel.
Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills.
Patient transport experience in an acute care hospital preferred.
Full comprehension (verbal and written) of the English language.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Valid Basic Life Safety Certification/CPR Certification through American Heart Association is required.
Must be able to work 10hr night shifts
Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods.
Ability to bend, stoop, lift equipment up to 25 pounds, push and pull equipment weighting up to 400 pounds.
Must be able to work with assigned equipment, gurneys, beds, wheel chairs, etc.
Working Title: Transporter - Part-Time - 10hr - Nights
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.