Transporter - Hospital (AFSCME)

Job Description

Location: UCMC
Department: Patient Transportation
Hours: 40 Hours/Week
Shift: First Shift

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Responsible for transporting patients, specimens, blood, charts, x-rays, medications, supplies, equipment, etc., throughout the medical center.

Responsibilities

Transport patients to and from scheduled treatment appointments by the use of stretcher, wheelchair, bed, and ambulation. (Receives computerized messages through EPIC, along with written and oral assignments from dispatchers and management) Make routine rounds picking up and delivering specimens, charts, paperwork, x-rays, and equipment. Transports blood products and medication to nursing units.

Transports patients, charts and belongings to morgue or cold room. Assists in patient transfers to other units. Assists nursing with patient's safety during fires, tornados, drills, or any other emergency situations.

Maintains safety standards and uses proper body mechanics while assisting patients in transfers to and from beds, stretchers, wheelchairs, and ambulating. Utilizes universal precautions at all times when transporting or handling patients' blood products and specimens. Ensure that patients are secured appropriately when transported by wheelchair, stretcher, bed or ambulation
Perform related duties based on departmental needs

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Required: High School Diploma or GED. | 3-6 months of customer service experience.