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Acute Patient Transporter, North Central Coast-(Salina, Santa Cruz and Monterey)

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Position Description

We are hiring an Acute Patient Transporter for the North Central Coast in Salinas, Monterey, and San Jose area!

We put the fun back into teamwork.
The Acute Patient Transporter performs patient transport duties within a Hospital or other licensed off-site facility ("Acute Facility") under the supervision of a Registered Nurse in accordance with DaVita and Acute Facility policies, procedures, and the DaVita Acute Services agreement with the Acute Facility.
Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, the Acute Patient Transporter transports patients to and from the in-patient dialysis suite within the Acute Facility. The Acute Patient Transporter performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to the age, condition and development of the patient served.
The Acute Patient Transporter maintains competency skills including the ability to transport patient with diverse cultural backgrounds, identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide safe transportation to the dialysis suite. The Acute Patient Transporter communicates effectively with patients regarding destination and scheduled treatment time, and makes necessary adjustments according to medical condition.
The Acute Patient Transporter will effectively communicate with the patient, Acute Facility personnel and teammates and will use all applicable interactive techniques and telecommunication systems that apply.
The Acute Patient Transporter manages time wisely and consistently applies customer service excellence and safety in all aspects of performance.
Daily performance demonstrates that the teammate is committed to service excellence and safety in all aspects of performance.
Daily performance demonstrates that the teammate is committed to regulatory compliance for the Acute Facility, and operating efficiency for the Acute Program.
Attends Acute Facility orientation and mandatory in-services, as required.
Observes Acute Facility policies and procedures for infection control and safety.
Other Duties:
  1. Other duties as assigned.
  2. Able to work overtime with little or no notice.
  3. Able to work on-call schedule.
  4. Able to work different and/or rotating shifts when required.
  5. Understand and follow DaVita patient and employment Policies and Procedures


We offer career options to fit your lifestyle.
Here is what you can expect when you join our Village as a Patient Transporter: 
  • A community first, company second culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.


High school diploma or equivalent

Experience in health care environment preferred.

Appropriate interpersonal skills for interacting with peers, patients, physicians and other team members.

BLS Certification

Before applying for this position, please watch a short and informative video:  CLINIC TOUR VIDEO (click on the link) 
Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
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We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.
DaVita will not consider permanent (green card) or temporary (non-immigrant) immigration sponsorship for Biomedical Technician positions under current United States Immigration and Nationality Laws. DaVita reserves the right to change this policy without notice.
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Position Summary

  • Job Title: Acute Patient Transporter, North Central Coast-(Salina, Santa Cruz and Monterey)
  • Job Function: Administrative / Customer Service - Clinical Facility
  • Location: Salinas, California