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Messenger Escort (part time) - UPMC McKeesport


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?  Then you may be a perfect fit for our Messenger Escort role at UPMC McKeesport.

UPMC McKeesport is currently looking to hire a part-time Messenger Escort to work various shifts between 7:00 am and 11:30 pm.  This position will also have rotating weekend and holiday responsibility.

Performs safe and efficient transport of patients and/or wheeled equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures.


  • Transport, transfer, and position patients safely.
  • Comply with safety policy and procedures including standard precautions.
  • Respond promptly to patient (customer) requests and appropriately communicate needs to RN and/or other healthcare personnel.
  • Examples include but are not limited to: checking for appropriate patient identification, knocking on patient doors before entering rooms, monitoring wheeled equipment for safe use, keeping hallways clear of equipment and returning equipment.
  • Ensure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department.
  • Promote patient safety, confidentiality, and privacy.
  • Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to patient care and hospital related information.


  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • 1 year previous job experience required in lieu of High School Diploma/GED.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions in order to successfully complete transport/escort duties.
  • Ability to use transport/escort equipment.
  • Prior job experience preferred.
  • 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 34

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