Company: Beaumont Hospitals
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Sign On Bonus Available: $1,500 for Full time, $750 for part
Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the
safe and timely transportation of patients, specimens, and
medication, throughout the Hospital as assigned. This position
reports to the Supervisor, Patient Transportation.
Practicing safe lifting and techniques, transports patients by
assisting patients in and out of cars, lifting patients on and off
beds, moving patients to and from special services and treatment
areas using wheelchairs, gurneys, or moveable beds.
Transports medications, patient charts, specimens, and blood
appropriately as directed.
Transports bodies to the morgue and assists in placing them in
the cooler. Assists in moving bodies to the autopsy table.
- Updates job knowledge by participating in educational
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.
A. Education / Training: Requires a level of knowledge normally
acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or
B. Work Experience: Experience in patient transportation in an
acute hospital environment is desired. Requires successful
completion of three months of on-the-job-training.
C. Certification, Licensure, Registration: Successful completion
of the Healthcare Provider Course is required.
D. Other Qualifications:
- Understands and demonstrates 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 interaction
with patients, their families, clinical licensed and non-licensed
staff, physicians and management.
- Ability to understand and follow directions, ability to comply
with HIPAA confidentiality requirements.
- Requires the ability to recognize if the patient is
experiencing stress or other issues during transport and
immediately seek assistance.
- Requires the ability to organize and prioritize transports and
- Requires basic keyboarding skills and demonstrated familiarity
with Microsoft Office software (MS Word), ability to become
familiar with hospital information
Keywords: Beaumont Hospitals, Royal Oak , Patient Transporter, Other , Royal Oak, Michigan
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