Patient Escorter-Transportr I - As Needed - Central Transport - Roanoke Rapids, NC

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Vidant North Hospital



Vidant Health

About Vidant North Hospital

Vidant North Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited, 204-bed acute bed facility where residents of Halifax, Northampton and Warren counties in North Carolina and Mecklenburg, Brunswick and Greensville in Virginia receive a wide range of health services close to home. Vidant North Hospital’s team of more than 60 providers and 850 employees represent most medical specialties. In addition to 24-hour emergency care, we also offer intensive care, medical, surgical, orthopedic, behavioral health, rehabilitation and therapy services; a cardiac catheterization lab; and outpatient clinics. Our partnership with Vidant Health connects the communities we serve with broader access to various levels of care, enabling us to further customize treatment based on a patient’s unique needs.


Position Summary

The Patient Escorter-Transporter II is an integral member of the patient care team.  Transporter II's are responsible for ensuring the provision of quality patient care and safety during transport of patients through utilization of safety devices and close observation.  During the transport of cardiac monitored patients, he/she will ensure safe patient monitoring during transport and trouble shoot cardiac monitors' alarms, parameters and equipment.  The Patient Escorter-Transporter II will transport lab specimens and medications that are needed to appropriate units/departments.  He/she will demonstrate knowledge of appropriate technology systems and have basic computer skills.  The Transporter will also be responsible for other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School or equivalent.
  • EKG/ECG interpretation class or work experience is required.
  • Less than 1 year in a Healthcare setting is required.
  • Basic computer skills are preferred
  • EKG/ECG Intepretation Certification is preferred
  • Current American Heart Association CPR is required.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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