St. Joseph Health Patient Transporter in Lubbock, Texas

Job Summary:Responsible for the safe transport of patients, specimens, supplies, medications, equipment and other miscellaneous items. Direct supervision by Transportation Supervisor.Essential Functions:1.Transports patients, and miscellaneous items as directed by the dispatchersupervisor, or manager while maintaining a 90% productivity rating.2. Follows all infection control policies and procedures as it relates to patients,equipment, supplies and other miscellaneous items to include cleaning equipmentafter each patient use. 3. Responsible for the safe operation of stretchers, wheelchairs, carts, radios, andoxygen units. 4. Ensures all equipment is disinfected and in working order before use.5. Demonstrates a positive safety culture as it relates to the performance of all duties. 6. Ensures patient comfort while assisting in all aspects of patients’ transport.7. Assists in maintaining a clean environment for patients.8. Maintains a committed and cooperative attitude with other members of the HealthCare Team.Minimum Position Qualifications: Experience:Customer service experience, preferably in a health care setting. Preferred Position Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED equivalency

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.