St. John's Riverside Hospital

  • Messenger/Transporter

    Job ID
    Facility Name
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Hours Per Week
    Work Shift
    varies ; including weekends and holidays
    Posted Salary
    $16.778 per hour
  • Overview

    St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.


    St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   


    St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.


    Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong


    The Messenger/Transporter is responsible for transporting patients to various departments through out the hospital.  Assists in the transport of patients between nursing units/other departments and discharged patients from the nursing unit, or Ambulatory Surgery or Wound Healing Center (Andrus Pavilion).  Answer telephone, dispatch transport calls, and maintain logs as requested.  Observe concern for patient comfort and safety in the responsibilities of transport/escort (i.e., wheelchair safety belts, checking ID band for patient’s identity, etc.).  Transport STAT surgical specimens, reports x-ray, etc. to/from the Operating Room, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Laboratory, Radiology, or Pathology.  Deliver needed medications from the Pharmacy to the Nursing units/Wound Healing Center (Andrus Pavilion).  Promptly respond to STAT pick-up request from nursing units and other departments.


    High School Diploma or equivalent.  Minimum of two years experience preferably working in a health care facility setting. English required as written and verbal skill. Able to follow directions and write legibly. Must present a neat, well-groomed appearance. Excellent communication and customer service skills are required.  Able to establish a cordial rapport with patients, families and visitors; and a cooperative working relationship with peers and other hospital staff.


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