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Patient Transporter *0.5 FTE, Evening Shift*


This is a Full-time position in Spokane, WA posted September 4, 2021.

Providence is calling a Patient Transporter (Central Transportation, Evening Shift, 0.5 FTE, 20 hours per week)to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Apply Today! Applications that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern System.
In this position you will:
Work a mix of evening and night shift
Maintain and promote positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics)
Provide high quality service to all customers; focus on understanding customers needs and follows through
Demonstrate respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC
Promote and demonstrate effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrate self-management behaviors, which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment
Demonstrate good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect
Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming
Demonstrate flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work
Patient transport competencies:
Respond promptly to request for transport
Verify presence of doctor s order/consent for procedure before transporting patient
Identify correct patient by checking name wristband and asking patient his/her name
Before moving patient for transport, correctly assesses:
Need for additional transfer/transport help
Correctness of transport vehicle requested based on patient condition
Presence of tubes, IVs, pleurevacs, oxygen, etc., that would need special attention/handling
Need for accompanying nurse and/or security based on patient condition
That bed/stretcher/wheelchair is in good working order
That transport equipment and patient s bed are locked
Height of bed(s)/stretcher is at waist height for use of good body mechanics
Correct use of transfer assisted device as slider board/plastic bag
Before leaving unit:
Notify nurse caring for patient of patient departure
Sign patient in or out in the log book
Ensure appropriate paperwork and/or chart accompanies patient
While transporting:
Ensure safety belt and side rails are correctly in place
Observe traffic flow going at slow pace and avoiding collision
Maintain verbal contact with patient
Ensure patient comfort
Correctly answers questions and/or tells patient/family where to find answer
Utilize proper body mechanics at all times
Report promptly to dispatcher on completion of assignment
Bed weights:
Bed weights are completed per department policy
Specimen handling:
Obtain/deliver specimens to and from units/departments
Assure specimens are logged in as appropriate for priority
Body Substance Isolation:
Adhere to the proper protocol when entering a room with a STOP sign on the patient s door
Wear the appropriate protective attire when applicable
Report promptly to dispatcher on completion of assignment
Clean equipment
Provide care according to specific unit/department competencies
Required qualifications for this position include:
Acceptable references from former employers
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children s Hospital.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission
As expressions of God s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
About Us
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Evening
Job Category: Patient Services
Location: Washington-Spokane
Req ID: 305321

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