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Facility: Good Samaritan Hosp Med Ctr Location: West Islip, NY Department: Transportation/Mail Category: Service and Trade Schedule: Part Time, including Weekends Shift: Evening shift Hours: 3p-11p ReqNum: 6012857


The transporter is responsible for independently moving patients from one location of the MedicalCenter to another. This involves moving patients by wheelchair or stretcher to and from, but not limited to, their patient room, Radiology Department, EEG, ED X-ray, Cardiology, PFT, ED CT, floor admissions and all other nursing units. Transporters are required to transfer patients from their bed to a wheelchair or stretcher, and respond to the location with the appropriate equipment when required. Transporters are also responsible for transporting blood for trauma, retrieving specimens, running STAT medications from the Pharmacy and sorting and delivering mail throughout the medical center.

When assigned to the ED, the Transporter will be required to transport C-Ports to the Cardiac Cath Lab. Upon completing all transports while assigned to the ED, the Transporter will be required to return all equipment.

High school diploma or equivalent required.Prior patient care experience preferred. Must be able to independently move patients from one location of the hospital to another. Must be flexible with hours and work weekends and holidays if necessary.

BLS or CPR/AED training required and accepted from only 2 organizations:

1. American Heart Association - BLS/ACLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program

2. American Red Cross - CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

No online programs from any organization will be accepted.

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