PATIENT TRANSPORTER I
Owensboro Health 24 reviewsOwensboro, KY 42303
Part-time
Transports patients, specimens and equipment throughout the facility.
Job Responsibilities
Transports patients via wheelchair, stretcher or bed to designated sites as requested, including patients withoxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips, monitors and other equipment. Provides continuous oxygen topatients by setting the oxygen tanks to the same level already being provided.
Assists patients with entering and exiting vehicles, including transfer from or to wheelchairs or stretchers.
Delivers equipment and specimens to requesting staff or department. Assists staff with removal of deceasedbodies from units and transport to morgue.
Greets and provides information and direction to patients and visitors.
Organizational Responsibilities
Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization’s core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.
Education
High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required.
Licensure/Certification/Registration
Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in thisposition.
Work Experience
None required. At least one year of customer service experience preferred.
Skills and Attributes
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and works under minimal supervision. Must be able to workin a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
FLSA Classification
Non-Exempt
Disclaimer
This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.
Additional Position Related Details
Populations Served

Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.

Physical Requirements

Activity and Frequency:
Bending/Stooping – Frequently
Climbing – Occasionally
Keyboard Data Entry – Never
Kneeling – Occasionally
Lifting/Moving Patients – Frequently
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 0-25 lbs – Frequently
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 25-75 lbs – Occasionally
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – over 75 lbs – Never
Pushing/Pulling – 0-25 lbs – Frequently
Pushing/Pulling – 25-75 lbs – Frequently
Pushing/Pulling – over 75 lbs – Frequently
Reaching – Frequently
Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements – Frequently
Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements – Frequently
Running – Occasionally
Sitting – Occasionally
Squatting – Occasionally
Standing – Frequently
Walking – Frequently
Audible Speech – Frequently
Hearing Acuity – Frequently
Smelling Acuity – Never
Taste Discrimination – Never
Vision: Depth Perception – Frequently
Vision: Distinguish Color – Frequently
Vision: Seeing – Far – Frequently
Vision: Seeing – Near – Frequently

Exposures

Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.
Transports patients, specimens and equipment throughout the facility.
Job Responsibilities
Transports patients via wheelchair, stretcher or bed to designated sites as requested, including patients withoxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips, monitors and other equipment. Provides continuous oxygen topatients by setting the oxygen tanks to the same level already being provided.
Assists patients with entering and exiting vehicles, including transfer from or to wheelchairs or stretchers.
Delivers equipment and specimens to requesting staff or department. Assists staff with removal of deceasedbodies from units and transport to morgue.
Greets and provides information and direction to patients and visitors.
Organizational Responsibilities
Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization’s core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.
Education
High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required.
Licensure/Certification/Registration
Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in thisposition.
Work Experience
None required. At least one year of customer service experience preferred.
Skills and Attributes
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and works under minimal supervision. Must be able to workin a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
FLSA Classification
Non-Exempt
Disclaimer
This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.
Additional Position Related Details
Populations Served

Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.

Physical Requirements

Activity and Frequency:
Bending/Stooping – Frequently
Climbing – Occasionally
Keyboard Data Entry – Never
Kneeling – Occasionally
Lifting/Moving Patients – Frequently
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 0-25 lbs – Frequently
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 25-75 lbs – Occasionally
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – over 75 lbs – Never
Pushing/Pulling – 0-25 lbs – Frequently
Pushing/Pulling – 25-75 lbs – Frequently
Pushing/Pulling – over 75 lbs – Frequently
Reaching – Frequently
Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements – Frequently
Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements – Frequently
Running – Occasionally
Sitting – Occasionally
Squatting – Occasionally
Standing – Frequently
Walking – Frequently
Audible Speech – Frequently
Hearing Acuity – Frequently
Smelling Acuity – Never
Taste Discrimination – Never
Vision: Depth Perception – Frequently
Vision: Distinguish Color – Frequently
Vision: Seeing – Far – Frequently
Vision: Seeing – Near – Frequently

Exposures

Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.

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