Job Description

Job Title: Transporter
Job ID: 735492
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC St. Margaret
Department: Transport Services Dpt
Location: 815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh PA 15215

Description

Purpose:
Performs safe and efficient transport of patients and items to and from nursing units and other departments in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Safely assist discharged patients into personal vehicles.
  • Transport patients and adjunct equipment via prescribed vehicles between patient units, treatment centers, and their designated areas in a safe, timely, and accurate manner.

Qualifications

  • HS Diploma/GED OR one year previous job experience required in lieu of HS Diploma/GED.
  • 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.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.12 to $18.40

Union Position: No

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