Job Description

Job Title: Transporter (Shadyside)
Job ID: 170000N1
Status:
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Department: Transport Services
Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232

Description

Job Summary

Our team is growing and we have a variety of opportunities available for patient transport. If you are passionate about patient care and looking for a career that offers great benefits and plenty of room for growth, we invite you to explore this opportunity today! UPMC Shadyside is hiring transporters to help support the day to day operations of the Transportation Services Department. The days and shifts for these positions will vary.

 

This Shadyside, PA based role will be responsible for safely and efficiently transporting patients and equipment to and from nursing units and other departments throughout the hospital in accordance with established policies and procedures. In this fast paced position you will be walking approximately seven miles a day while interacting with patients and contributing to their quality of care.

Responsibilities

  • Transport patients and adjunct equipment via prescribed vehicles between patient units, treatment centers, and their designated areas in a safe, timely, and accurate manner.
  • Deliver supplies, equipment, and other materials to the patient units, and other designated areas in a safe, timely, and accurate manner.
  • Maintain a courteous professional demeanor and communicates appropriately with patients, visitors, hospital personnel, and fellow employees at all times.
  • Perform inspections and disinfecting procedures on transportation equipment utilized by the department.
  • Record transportation data electronically in the Transport Tracking System and/or manually on appropriate forms and logs utilized by the department.
  • Report the status of transportation activities and abnormal activities to the manager in charge.
  • Delivers supplies, equipment, medication and other materials to the patient units, and other designated areas in a safe, timely, and accurate manner.
  • Ensures that a handoff of medication occurs with the nurse.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED OR 1 year previous job experience 
  • Requires the ability to follow written and verbal instructions in order to successfully complete Transport duties and the ability to use Transport equipment.
  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored or may transport medications when they transport patients. Transportation of medication is limited from one department to another.
  • Customer Service experience preferred.

Licensure/Certifications

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Basic Life Support OR Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation within 30 days of hire

Salary Range: $12.32 to $19.29

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