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Albany Medical Center Supp Tech Transportation in Albany, New York

Department/Unit:

Ambulatory Surgery

Work Shift:

Evening (United States of America)

The Transporter moves patients to and from diagnostic labs, test and treatment areas, clinics, etc. within the facility. Within the same physical layout, the Transporter will also move patient care equipment, specimens, pharmacy drugs, paperwork, and blood products. The Transporter will also be expected to assist in training a “New Hire” in the proper technique and procedure of Transporter duties.

Hourly Range: $18.00/hr. - $23.00/hr.

Uses body mechanics to move patients into and out of wheelchairs, beds, stretchers, and other potential vehicles. • Follows precautions as indicated by patient condition. • Obtains name and date of birth for patient identification. • Transports the patient together with their belongings and documentation. • Notifies care providers of patient arrival. • Provides read-back to the Blood Bank when transporting blood. • Delivers patient documentation to the appropriate staff member. • Demonstrates safe operation of equipment, including steering and brake operation, secure and proper placement of oxygen cylinders, positioning of IV poles, setting of bed alarms, and storage of equipment not in use. • Demonstrates emergency procedures in the event of equipment failure. • Describes process for reporting operating problems, failures, and user errors. • Ensures the comfort of the patient by being attentive. Offers blankets, checks modesty and only engages in appropriate conversation involving patients. Never transports patients in severe pain. • Alerts nursing staff immediately to any signs of patient distress or equipment malfunction. • Maintains equipment and reports equipment needing repairs. • Performs other duties as assigned.

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!​

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!​

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

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