Job Description

Job Title: Transporter - (Patient Transportation)
Job ID: 19000255
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
Department: Patient Transportation
Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17105

Description

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

 

This 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. Requires a work rotation between three locations: Harrisburg, Community Osteopathic, and West Shore.


Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Report the status of transportation activities and abnormal activities to the manager in charge.
  • Deliver supplies, equipment, and other materials to the patient units, and other designated areas in a safe, timely, and accurate manner.
  • Transport patients and adjunct equipment via prescribed vehicles between patient units, treatment centers, and their 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.

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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

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

    Salary Range: $13.10 to $19.90 / hour

    Union Position: No

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