North Oaks Health System   Hammond, LA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on June 25, 2024
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Status: Full Time

Shift: Monday-Friday; Hours Vary; Rotating Weekends and Holidays

Exempt: No 


To provide assistance to NOMC staff by performing functions and tasks related to transporting patients, equipment and supplies as directed. Promotes the 4 Cs Standards of Behavior, communication, courtesy, compassion, and commitment to coworkers.


Other information:

Must have High school diploma or equivalent.

Physical Demands:

Strength:Very Heavy



1.Customer Satisfaction/Respect for the Individual.Ability to identify those who receive services and/or products within the work environment, including patients, families, visitors, other departments, and all others.Ability to anticipate and meet the needs and expectations of customers. Promote the 4Cs Standards of Behavior, Communication, Courtesy, Compassion, and Commitment to Coworkers.

2.Communication. Can professionally speak and listen to information. Can express self clearly and when required.Ability to identify and use appropriate information routes.May include written and oral expression.

3.Cooperation.Ability to get along with others in a courteous professional manner.

4.Teamwork.Ability to work effectively with others to solve problems, implements group decisions and achieves group/organization goals.

5.Functions productively, responsibly and exhibits adaptability with the team.Positively demonstrates VALUES of North Oaks Health System.Plans and prioritizes work while maintaining positive performance.

6.Personal responsibility/Integrity/ Financial Responsibility: Each person is responsible for his or her actions, and individually accountable for satisfied patients/customers, confidentiality of patient and hospital information, quality outcomes, efficient operations, and the overall success of North Oaks Health System.

7.Follows North Oaks Health System’s Compliance Program and Federal and State Regulatory guidelines.

Specific Duties:

1)Assist with care of the patients.

a)Maintains general knowledge of wheelchairs, stretchers and other equipment used in patient transporting.

b)Assist with lifting patients, and transporting patients to other departments while demonstrating proper body mechanics.

c)Correctly uses the patient moving board as needed.

d)Responsible for patient care while transporting.

e)Performs hand off procedure for every transport.

f)Complete transport checklist for every transport.

g)Always checks patient identification band and compare to Ticket to Ride before transporting patients.

h)Observes all IV lines, chest tubes, oxygen lines, or other tubing carefully on all patients during transport.

i)Able to evaluate if a patient is able to be transported by wheelchair or if they need a stretcher.

j)Observes infection control procedure during and after any patient contact.

k)Is able to demonstrate competency in age specific criteria as applicable to job scope.

l)Maintain cleanness of stretchers and wheelchairs.

m)Observes all hospital safety policies at all times.

2)Assist in providing needed supplies.

a)Pick up, deliver and store supplies, records, and/or requests in appropriate place.

b)Stocks linen and supplies in patient holding as needed.

c)Check oxygen supply daily and replenish as needed.

3)Assist technologists as requested.

a)Assist technologist in the radiology rooms as directed.

b)Process cassettes on CR reader as requested.

4)Participate in educational programs.

a)Attend department meetings and in-services.

b)Successfully complete annual hospital compliance programs.

c)Successfully complete annual competency.

5)Maintain satisfactory communications.

a)Demonstrate clear and accurate lines of communication.

b)Demonstrate listening and understanding with verbal and non-verbal responses.

c)Demonstrate accuracy in verbal communication.

d)Maintain confidentiality of patient and hospital.

e)Extend courtesy and consideration for others in interpersonal and interdepartmental relationships.

f)Offer assistance and/or instructions to patients, physicians, families and co-workers in a courteous and attentive manner.

6)Maintain an employment record in accordance with Hospital and Departmental policies.

a)Demonstrate professional manner in work setting.

b)Comply with attendance policies.

c)Adhere to acceptable dress code.

d)Adhere to annual Employee Wellness requirements.

e)Adhere to all hospital and departmental policies and procedures.

f)Follow North Oaks Health System’s Compliance Program and Federal and State Regulatory guidelines.

7)Demonstrate knowledge of Hospital Safety.

a)Knowledgeable of all Hospital safety codes and performs all duties during both drill and actual emergencies.

b)Report all incidences, accidents, equipment problems and unsafe conditions to the Supervisor immediately.

8)Perform all other duties as requested by Supervisor, Diagnostics Manager or Diagnostics Director.