Transporter - Platte Valley Medical Center

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Works under the supervision of the Transport Team Leads/Supervisors and Clinical Operations Manager of Medical Imaging. Transfer and transport patients of all ages between multiple areas. Assesses patient condition for transport purposes. Support and assist technologists in obtaining quality examinations in Medical Imaging. Clean and inspect equipment to ensure a safe and comfortable environment. Document and communicate patient related information. Maintain department functions such as assisting file staff, reception and front desk as needed. Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines and requirements. Demonstrate age-related skills as defined by unit patient population. Understand and utilize proper body mechanics. Understands and practices standard precautions.

Contributes to a positive collaborative working environment with other staff, physicians and ancillary departments. Upholds all Service Behaviors and Service Priorities as we strive to become Best in the Nation.

  • Promotes mission, vision and values of SCL Health

  • Actively fulfills Best in the Nation goals

  • Organizes daily workload

  • Monitors and assesses customer needs and/or complaints and responds appropriately

  • Documents and reports events and/or problems encountered and actions taken to appropriate Medical Imaging management

  • Is scheduled to work all shifts, weekends, and holidays as assigned.

  • Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies.

  • Understands proper use, care and storage of Oxygen equipment.

  • Ensures safe transfer of patients following all hospital patient precaution standards.

  • Placement and removal of cardiac monitor as needed.

  • Ensures patient comfort during transport to and from exams.

  • Log rolls and places slide boards with patients in C-spine precautions.

  • Demonstrates effective communication skills to ensure patient safety at all times.

  • Understands specific transport duties for all modalities of medical imaging, GI Lab, Dialysis, Heart Center, Radiation Oncology, Surgical area and any other areas as assigned or needed.

  • Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.

  • Be available to accept supervision and work well with others.

  • Be respectful of all with whom you interact and follow the Exempla Service Behaviors.

  • Be well groomed and dressed appropriately for your role.

  • Be in compliance with the drug and alcohol policy as stated in the Employee Handbook.

  • Be sufficiently rested to perform your duties throughout the period assigned.

  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn.

  • Be able to communicate clearly, think clearly, and concentrate on assigned tasks.



Required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent level. SCLHS approved BLS for Health Care Provider. Current Colorado EMT or CNA Certification.

Preferred: Six (6) months experience in a medical setting and a knowledge of medical terminology.


Required: SCL Health approved Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification. Current Colorado EMT or CNA Certification.

Organization: Platte Valley Medical Center, Brighton, CO
Primary Location: CO-Brighton
Department: PVMC-Radiology Combined
Schedule: Per Diem/PRN
Shift: Day Shift
FTE: .001
Job Number: 17009410
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