Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. Weï¿½re proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
Position Summary: Transportation of patients and equipment throughout the hospital. Essential Duties: 1. Transports patients to/from their rooms to all departments within the hospital, including but not limited to: Admitting Emergency Room Another Room Home Transportation at Designated Points Morgue Labor and Delivery Operating/Recovery Room Diagnostic Imaging Department GI Lab Cardiology
2. Transports or delivers equipment to various departments/nursing stations; including but not limited to: Hospital beds Gurneys Wheelchairs
3. Timely response to pages or calls 4.Courteous response to all calls. 5. Prioritizes calls and tasks appropriately. 6. Communicates effectively with nursing and ancillary departments. 7. Displays knowledge of Ticket to Ride policy and procedure. Completely and accurately fills out Ticket to Ride Form per hospital policy. 8. Accurately identifies patients per Identification of Patients policy and procedure prior to transport.
Uses 3 patient identifiers: name, date of birth, and medical record number. 9. Follows hospital protocols for transport and patient safety. 10. Displays knowledge of hospital bed/gurney/wheelchair operations. 11. Utilizes principles of Safe Patient Handling per hospital policy and procedure. 12. Knowledge of safe body mechanics. Utilizes lift coaches and equipment appropriately. 13. Utilizes and cares for transportation equipment properly and competently, including Oxygen tanks, IV pumps, eternal feeding pumps, mobilizes, wheelchairs and patient drainage tubes. 14. Consistency meets uniform clothing requirements. Identification badge is worn daily and properly for all to read. 15. Keeps patients and hospital staff informed of delay in service. 16. Utilizes AIDET in all patient interactions. Asks permission from patient prior to any movement. 17. Knocks before entering patient room, maintains patient modesty and keeps patient records confidential. 18. Is Polite, smiles and displays patience. 19. Abides by safety/fire and FVRHMC Environment of Care (EOC) policies and procedures to maximize safety and minimize risk 20.Reports accidents or incidents promptly to the appropriate supervisor and initiates necessary paperwork. 21. Demonstrates respect for Patient Rights. 22. Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) and Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification and other required competencies. 23. Demonstrates Standard Precautions and utilization of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) with isolation patients per hospital policy and procedure. 24. Recognizes when assistance is needed in a transport situation. 25.Demonstrates knowledge of Stop the Line hospital policy and procedure. 26. Performs all other duties as assigned.
ï¿½High school diploma or equivalent
ï¿½Prefer acute care hospital or healthcare experience
The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.
Primary Location: Fountain Valley, California
Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005004219
About Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.