Patient Transporter Responsibilities and Duties

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Transport patients effectively via wheelchair, bed and stretcher.

Handle medical equipment safely including IV pumps/poles, Oxygen tanks, PCA pumps, Chest tubes, Catheters, Traction while transporting patients.

Maintain positive and professional relationships with patients.

Follow proper dress codes and adhere to departmental policies and procedures.

Prepare patients for transport and assist them in and out of wheelchair.

Follow safety precautions and infection control techniques.

Adhere to established standards to transport isolation patients.

Perform first aid and CPR during emergency situations.

Utilize 2-way radio phone for communication purposes.

Ensure that transport equipment is in good working conditions and notify management of any repairs and maintenances.

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