Company: Corewell Health
Posted on: September 15, 2023
This position is responsible for the safe and timely transportation
of patients, specimens, and medication, throughout the hospital as
Transport patients safely, timely, and efficiently. This may
include assisting with lifting the patients on and off beds and
moving patients throughout the hospital.
Requires the ability to recognize if the patient is experiencing
stress or other issues during transport and immediately seeks
Monitors O2, IV's, catheters, etc. and alert appropriate personal
with problems 100% of the time.
Informs supervisor/dispatcher of all delays within 10 minutes.
Maintains transport equipment in a clean, safe and orderly manner.
Returns all equipment to the appropriate location.
Maintains and completes all departmental records, completes proper
handoff before removing patient from dept/unit. Check all patients
ID bands and complete two patient identifiers prior to
Adheres to all hospital policies and procedures.
Understands and demonstrate safe lifting and transport
Knows and practices universal precautions as appropriate.
Requires demonstrated communication skills to interact with
courtesy, tact, empathy, and professionalism in daily interactions
with patient, their families, clinical licensed and non-licensed
staff, physicians and management.
Ability to understand and follow direction, ability to comply with
HIPAA confidentiality requirements.
May be responsible for transporting specimens, oxygen, stretchers,
and other items as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Education / Training:
- High school diploma or equivalent
Work Experience :
- Prior transport experience preferred
Certification, Licensure, Registration :
- BLS certification required within 60 days of hire
Other Qualifications :
Physical Effort :
Strength: Position requires incumbent to constantly perform
physical activities requiring ability to push/pull object up to 50
pounds and frequently lift objects up to 50 pounds and to
occasionally lift up to 100 pounds.
Manual Dexterity: Position requires incumbent to constantly perform
simple motor skills such as standing, holding tools, and
occasionally perform difficult manipulative skills such as
manipulation of cleaning tools and equipment.
Coordination: Position requires incumbent to constantly perform
gross body coordination such as walking, pushing large cart, i.e.
linen, trash, etc. Constantly performing tasks, which require
eye-hand coordination such as working with cleaning tools and
equipment and constantly performing task, which require arm-hand
steadiness such as operation of cleaning tools and equipment.
Mobility: Position requires incumbent to constantly perform
mobility skills such as walking, frequently perform mobility skills
such as squatting and reaching above shoulder height and
occasionally perform fine manipulation functions.
Visual Discrimination: Position requires incumbent to constantly
see objects closely as in inspecting areas for cleanliness, reading
product labels, etc.
Hearing: Position requires incumbent to constantly hear normal
sounds such as equipment operating and being able to hear pages,
telephone conversations, etc.
Concentration: Position requires ability to constantly concentrate
on moderate detail with constant interruption.
Attention Span: Position require the ability to frequently attend
to a task or function for more than 60 minutes.
Conceptualization: Position requires ability to frequently
understand and relate to specific ideas.
Memory: Position requires ability to constantly remember multiple
Work Environment :
Frequently exposed to electro-magnetic radiations as in VDT's.
Occasionally exposed to hazardous materials other than blood, body
tissues, or fluids, dust, toxins, cytotoxins, chemical hazardous
materials, bodily injuries, loud and/or unpleasant noises, high
humidity, electrical hazards, or poisonous substances.
Exposure to fluctuations in temperature, grease, oil, and
Exposure to crowded, high demanding work environment
Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 25 lbs
Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 25 lbs
Waist to Chest (below shoulder) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
Waist to Overhead > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 5 lbs
Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 25 lbs
Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 20 lbs
Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 15 lbs
Forward Bend - Standing: Seldom
Forward Bend - Sitting: Seldom
Trunk Rotation - Standing: Seldom
Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Seldom
Stair Climbing: Seldom
Crawling / Kneeling: Seldom
Reach - Above Shoulder: Seldom
Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Seldom
Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Seldom
Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Seldom
Finger/Hand Dexterity: Occasionally
Visual Acuity -[None = No; Seldom = Yes]: Seldom
Color Vision (Ishihara) Test[None = No; Seldom = Yes]: Seldom
SITE - Taylor Hospital - 10000 Telegraph - Taylor
Patient Transportation - Taylor
Rotating (United States of America)
Weekly Scheduled Hours
Hours of Work
Every other weekend
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Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for
Non-Corewell Health team members only.
Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for
our team members, patients, visitors and community. That is why we
require a drug-free workplace and various vaccinations as a
requirement for employment.Corewell Health grants equal employment
opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color,
national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic
information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status,
or any other legally protected category.An interconnected,
collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole
selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a
health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients,
our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop
cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people
to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to
ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and
inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our
commitment to join our team.If you are a qualified individual with
a disability, you may request assistance in completing the
application process by calling 616.486.7447. We are committed to
granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable
People are at the heart of everything we do, and the inspiration
for our legacy of outstanding outcomes, innovation, strong
community partnerships, philanthropy and transparency. Corewell
Health is a not-for-profit health system that provides health care
and coverage with an exceptional team of 60,000+ dedicated
people-including more than 11,500 physicians and advanced practice
providers and more than 15,000 nurses providing care and services
in 22 hospitals, 300+ outpatient locations and several post-acute
facilities-and Priority Health, a provider-sponsored health plan
serving more than 1.2 million members. Through experience and
collaboration, we are reimagining a better, more equitable model of
health and wellness.
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