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NH-United States-Dover Apply View Saved Jobs Job ID 3135963 Date posted 10/15/2020
Transporter 24 hours-(3135963)


Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, a subsidiary of Massachusetts General Hospital, is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.

1. Demonstrates competence in patient care, patient education safe patient transfers.
o Patient Identification - introduces self and properly confirms patient identification prior to moving patient.
o Carries out transmission based precautions.
o Transfers patients using gait belt, slide or slip board, hovermatt, hoyer lift, evacusled, etc.
o Oxygen management-disconnects O2 tubing from wall unit and connects to O2 tank as necessary. Ensures tank is full and adjust flow volume. Seeks out RN for assistance.
o Observes/reports or records patient response to care given.
o Connects or disconnects telemonitor to and from portable devices as needed for travel or return.
o Active Listening - attends closely to and attaches significance to a patient's verbal and non-verbal communication; refers questions about diagnosis or treatment to the patient's nurse.
o Hand Off Communication - must ensure travel ticket is complete and correct. Always sign patients in and out of unit on floor log sheet.
o Identifies and reports deviation in v/s or patient observations and patient needs to RN.
o Provides assistance for newly admitted patients; orientating the patient to room surroundings, equipment and operates bed (i.e. outlets, bedcheck alarm, chair checks, bed setting low, etc.).
o Works collaboratively with all departments to keep patient wait times to a minimum.
o Maintain patient safety and modify action plans to reduce risk for injury from falling.
o Patient comfort/ anxiety reduction- determines the need for accessing patient transportation (i.e. wheelchair,stretcher, bed) to maintain a high level of patient care. Provides reassurance, encouragement and emotional support.
2. Maintain efficiency with clinical equipment needs.
o Assesses equipment to determine acceptable performance. Informs supervisor of equipment problems and tags equipment with the appropriate form to pull out of service.
o Cleans, disinfects and sterilizes equipment. Maintains adequate levels of supplies.
o Locates and returns various equipment (i.e. pumps, wheel chairs, bloodwarmers, etc.).
o Distributes specimens accordingly noting special requirements and prioritize deliveries.
o Remain familiar with the process for checking out and signing in of crash carts.
o Supply Management- ensures acquisition and maintenance of appropriate items for providing patient care.
o Assist in administering first aid or providing life support in emergent situations. Respond to codes as dispatched. Ability to work efficiently; cope and respond well with emergent situations.
3. Demonstrates competence in assistance with patient assessment and care provision under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
o Measure and records patient information (i.e. patient weight and height upon admission)
o Connect and disconnect pulse oximertry, automatic blood pressure device, DVT prevention.
o Maintain foley integrity.
o Provides timely, accurate and complete documentation of near misses, occurrences and action plans.
o Document equipment repair/ maintenance needs
4. Demonstrates competence in dispatching calls in order of priority.
o Effectively manage time, is focused, well organized, prioritizes calls, and completes calls in dispatch software.
o Actively fosters communication with Supervisor/Manager regarding daily issues, discrepancies, and concerns and unreasonable response times.
o Exhibits flexibility in daily assignments and performance expectation; is adaptive to change in daily rotation between Transport and Dispatch functions.
o Communicate over phones and radios in a professional, clear, courteous and effective manner.
o Dispatching assignments to the appropriate personnel in order of availability and proximity while maximizing productivity.
o Utilizes effective dispatching logic in prioritizing tasks Perform electronic checks in dispatch. Note all pertinent information in calls.


Experience Minimum Required
• Transporting patients, specimens, requisitions and other patient related items to and from designated areas of the hospital.
• Minimum 6 months of Customer Service and/or Healthcare related background.
• Proven effective communication skills.
Experience Preferred/Desired
• LNA Certification
Education Minimum Required
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Must demonstrate ability to become CPR-Certified or BLS.
Licensure and/or Certifications Required

EEO StatementEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
· The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Primary Location

:NH-Dover-WDH Main Hospital

Work Locations

WDH Main Hospital
789 Central Ave


:Patient Transport


:Wentworth-Douglass Hospital(WDH)


Standard Hours:24



Employee Status

Recruiting Department:WDH Transport Services

Job Posting

:Oct 14, 2020


"The best thing about my job at Wentworth-Douglass is my co-workers; they are like family and I genuinely love to come to work!"

Environmental Services Staff


"I chose to come to WDH for many reasons: the location, the friendliness, and the welcoming environment I was surrounded with when I first entered. Walking into WDH you immediately feel at ease. It's like you aren't even in a hospital; it's clean, calming, and everyone is so friendly and welcoming. My department is a constant learning experience due to the need of radiology throughout the hospital. Anyone thinking of working here…DO IT! You won't regret it. If you're looking for an incredible job, full of wonderful experiences and great staff, don't hold yourself back. "

Registered Nurse


"When I began at WDH I was amazed at the technology and access to resources that are available to me which supports my day to day job function enabling me to be accurate, efficient and collect supportive data to make a difference for the future of the hospital, physicians, staff and our patients. Since being at WDH I have vastly built on my skill set as a Case Manager thanks to the expertise of the physician advisors, my manager and team of seasoned, expert Case Managers. WDH offers, encourages and supports professional growth with a strong team atmosphere. I have been encouraged to become involved in committees that promote positive change within my team. I feel I have a voice and can make a difference for the better.
My career as a Registered Nurse has become a lot clearer since joining my WDH team. I would say to anyone looking to advance his or her career, feel supported and belong to an awesome organization has a commitment to their community health; WDH is the place for you. "

Case Manager


"I chose to come to WDH because of its reputation. I had always heard such great things about the hospital and the staff. Coming here, I have found the teamwork is what I have enjoyed most; the staff have been so welcoming and have treated me like family. I love my job and the management is by far the best I have ever experienced. Anyone thinking of applying to WDH should definitely do it!"

ED Tech


"I did not know what I wanted to pursue as a career, but I knew I wanted to be in the medical field. I took a Phlebotomy course to get my foot in the door and got hired at WDH. Ten years later, I am still here and loving it every day. Not only do I love my coworkers, who have become my close friends, but I love the diversity of my job. Often times I feel people overlook what we do, but not only do we provide compassion and skill in our job to the patients, but we also get to see behind the scenes; working closely with the medical staff ensuring patients are getting accurate results. I feel rewarded at the end of everyday knowing that I have played a role in helping the patients get the proper treatment they need."



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