HCA Holdings, Inc
Panama City, FL, United States
Gulf Coast Regional Medical Centeris a 218-bed acute-care hospital located in Panama City, FL. Its 460-member medical staff and more than 1,000 employees work hard to ensure its patients receive the highest quality of care every day. Their efforts have resulted in national accreditations for Chest Pain Center, Total Joint Replacement,Peripheral Vascular Disease, Spine, Stroke and Wound Care. The hospital was named a Top 100 Hospital by Truven Health Analytics and was awarded an A rating by The Leapfrog Group for four consecutive years. The hospital includes a 42-bed critical care wing, which includes a 20-bed adult-level Intensive Care Unit and the region's only four-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and 18-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Patient Transporters are responsible for the safe and expeditious transport of customers and supplies to and from locations throughout the campus. Patient transporters are required to operate and maintain (cleanliness/safety) various types of patient transport systems (beds, specialty chairs, stretchers, and wheelchairs) along with their associated support equipment (e.g., oxygen tanks and regulators, IVs with poles, pumps, bed inflation units, and tubes) in accordance with established procedures. Follows policies and procedures of GCRMC. Participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to GCRMC standards of behavior.
* Explains the reason and procedure for transport to the patient and/or significant other using terms they will understand.
* Immediately reports any information relayed by the patient and/or companion in regard to abuse.
* Provides for appropriate privacy of patient.
* Assist with patient’s safe transfer process, using correct body mechanics and requesting additional help when needed.
* Identifies patient problems and reports occurrences to supervisor through established policies and practices.
* Maintains adequate supply of linens, keeping clean linens on stretchers and stocking all imaging/dressing rooms.
* Keeps wheelchairs, stretchers, and other related equipment and work areas clean and disinfected.
* Confers with nursing staff prior to transporting a patient who is connected to oxygen, cardiac monitor, or any other device.
* Follows established patient safety guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
* High School Degree or equivalent
* Applicable experience may substitute for education
* BLS required at hire (through American Heart Association)
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
* Reading and comprehension skills
* Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners’ needs.
* Organization, critical thinking, customer relations, and ability to multi-task and prioritize.
An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D. Tobacco Free Campus
Job: *Nursing Support
Title: Transporter PT Mixed Shift
Location: Florida-Panama City-Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center
Requisition ID: 00096-7472
HCA Holdings, Inc
Website : http://hcahealthcare.com
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA. HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality. Investing in our communities is important to us. HCA typically invests about $1.5 billion annually to keep our facilities modern and up-to-date technologically and to expand and add services where needed. Focusing primarily on communities where the company is a leading healthcare provider, HCA selectively adds new facilities in order to better serve our communities. And because two HCA founders were physicians, we value highly the strong relationships we've created with local physicians. We endeavor to provide them with a wide array of services and modern facilities in order to help them deliver the best possible care.