Transporter - Hospital

Job Description

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

UC Health is hiring a part-time Transporter for the Transportation department at UC Medical Center.

The Transporter will support UC Medical Center's Transportation Department by delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

About UC Medical Center

As the pioneering hospital of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, UC Medical Center has served greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care teams utilizing the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available. UC Medical Center has 724 licensed beds and more than 5,800 employees.


Responsibilities for Internal Candidates
  • 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.


Qualifications for Internal Candidates
  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • 3-6 months of customer service experience or equivalent experience