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Transporter-UPMC Mercy-Night/Overnight Shifts

  • Job ID: 308477874
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 2:30p.m.-11p.m. or 10:30p.m.-7:00a.m.
  • Shift: Night Job
  • Facility: UPMC Mercy
  • Department: Escort Services
  • Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $14.33 to $22.33 / hour

Description

UPMC Mercy is hiring a Full-Time Night and Overnight Shift Transporter to support the patient transporter department.

The shift will be 2:30p.m.-11:00p.m. or 10:30p.m.-7:00a.m.


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 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 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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