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Transporter

  • Job ID: 22000242
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift:
  • Facility: UPMC Jameson
  • Department: Patient Transport
  • Location: 1211 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle PA 16105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $14.16 to $21.54 / hour

Description

UPMC Jameson, located in New Castle, PA, is hiring a casual Transporter to join the Patient Transport Team. 

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:

 

  • Also is assigned as a 1:1 sitter and is responsible for the continuous observation of the patient to prevent the patient from harming himself/herself/staff/other patients or visitors during their hospital stay. Functions in line with hospital and depart
  • 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.
  • Nurse Call: Monitors Nurse Call System by answering calls in a timely fashion and appropriately dispatches calls to correct care giver.

 

Qualifications

HS Diploma/GED or one year previous job experience required in lieu of HS Diploma/GEDRequires 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 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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