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Patient Transporter PRN

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Terre Haute
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:



Terre Haute Regional Hospital is a 278-bed, Level III Trauma Center offering comprehensive medical and surgical programs. We are a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, one of the nation’s largest and leading healthcare systems. Accredited by The Joint Commission, we have provided quality care to the Wabash Valley community for 135 years. We were first in the region to become an Accredited Chest Pain Center and to become certified in hip and knee replacement. We are committed to providing quality, individualized patient care to the communities we serve.

Position summary: The Transporter is responsible for transporting patients and equipment.

Position responsibilities:

  • Transports patients to and from Imaging departments by wheelchair or stretcher observing all safety guidelines
  • Use the PATRA System to log transportation data.
    • Displays knowledge in transporting patients of all ages: newborn, pediatrics, adolescence, adults and geriatric
    • Observes patients conditions before transport.  Obtains permission to transport and charts transport time.  Will change mode of transportation if needed based on patients condition
    • Observes patient’s privacy at all times providing blanket, etc. as needed
    • Assist technologist in monitoring of patients while in Imaging department
    • Understands, assists and satisfies the needs of patients as well as family members
    • Maintains stretchers with clean linen. Assures that they are always ready for use
    • Stocks changing areas daily with clean linen.  Will notify laundry of shortages as needed.  Disposes of soiled linen properly from exam and changing areas as needed
    • Secures all oxygen tanks and maintains appropriate supply for all shifts daily
    • Will assist with the maintaining and cleanliness of all wheelchairs and stretchers to assure patient safety
    • Assists with the ordering and stocking of department supplies
    • Assists with the processing of radiographs and duplicating of radiographs as needed
    • Attend Code of Conduct training course annually
    • Demonstrate an understanding of and adherence to HCA’s Code of Conduct
    • Demonstrates conduct that is reflective of THRH’s commitment to HCA’s Code of Conduct
    • Understands and satisfies the needs of the patient population appropriate to the age of the patient served (adults, geriatric, adolescent, pediatric, and parents of neonates)
  • Must Adhere to the Standards of Behavior for Terre Haute Regional Hospital as per the Customer Relations Policy

We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. As a PRN employee, in addition to job security and the reputability that comes with HCA, your benefits will include a competitive salary & 401k with 3-9% matching.



Essential educational/licensure, skills and experience:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • BLS
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs


Valued but not required educational/licensure, skills and experience:

  • At least one year of related experience preferred



We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Terre Haute , Patient Transporter PRN, Other , Terre Haute, Indiana

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