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Beth Israel Lahey Health Patient Transporter - Support Services - 16 Hours - Days in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Part time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Day (United States of America)

Transports patients, charts, specimens, equipment and supplies appropriate to the Transport Department responsibilities are efficiently transported throughout the hospital complex.

Job Description:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  1. Performs routine patient transport between nursing units, diagnostic areas, doctors' suites, morgue, and other areas of the hospital

  2. Performs transport of blood and other specimens on both a Stat and routine basis.

  3. Delivers patient equipment, various supply items, and audiovisual equipment, and exchanges various gas tanks and other items as needed.

  4. Receives direction from Transport Supervisor, Dispatcher, or designee.

  5. Ensure all equipment: stretchers, and wheelchairs are properly stored after each use.

  6. Ensures all linen is removed and 02 bottles are secured after each use.

  7. Ensures that all stretcher pads and wheelchairs are disinfected before and after a patient who is on precautions.

  8. Follows established protocols and procedures in the identification of patients.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Read, comprehend, and follow written and verbal instructions. Must be able to read, understand English, and have basic arithmetic skills normally acquired through the completion of high school or G.E.D. equivalency.

  2. Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  3. Capable of routine heavy lifting, pushing, bending, carrying, and walking constantly.

Physical Requirements & Environment:

  1. Exposure to various environmental conditions due to extensive travel throughout the hospital.

  2. Potential exposure to infectious diseases, safety problems, and other health care hazards.

  3. Normal patient care environment.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

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