JOB SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provides timely transport of patients and delivers specimens and equipment to and from all areas of the hospital in accordance with established practices and standards.
EDUCATION: Ability to read, write and follow instructions. Qualified by education, training or experience to work with the adolescence, adult, and/or geriatric patient as specialty assignment dictates.
EXPERIENCE: Some experience is preferred in Healthcare or related facilities, as well some on-the-job training. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to perform services within the unit to include: patient transport, utilization of patient tracking system, customer service and environment and infection control practices. Demonstrated ability to follow written and oral instructions, communicate effectively with service response personnel, nursing/hospital staff, patient, and others to ensure efficient and timely transportation services. Available to work flexible shifts required.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION: CPR/BLS certification must be obtained during orientation process.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Constant walking and standing during assigned shift. Ability to bend, stoop, twist; physical ability to transfer patient, push wheelchair patients, and assist patients in rising from and returning to wheelchair; exposure to infectious agents; hearing and visual acuity to perform tasks and receive/interpret instructions. Heavy Work - Exerting up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 30 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (May be further defined as "with assistance" or "without assistance").