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Transporters - Williamsport

  • Job ID: 200001IW
  • Status:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
  • Department: TRANSPORT POOL
  • Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $11.20 to $19.90 / hour

Description

Have you always wanted to get your healthcare career started? Are you interested in a position that offers terrific benefits and opportunities to grow? Do you enjoy working "hands on" in a team environment and putting a smile on someone's face? Then you may be a perfect fit for a role in Transport Services at UPMC.

UPMC Williamsport (WRMC) is currently hiring for Full-time, Part-time and/or casual Transporters on a variety of shifts, with multiple vacancies on 3rd shift. All Transporter positions will require rotating weekends and holidays, so candidate flexibility is strongly preferred.

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:
  • 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 Required, 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:
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • 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)

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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