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UMC Patient Transporter

UMC Health System

Lubbock, TX
Job Code:
  • Administrative / Clerical
  • Healthcare
UMC Health System
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Title: UMC Patient Transporter
JobID: 5719
    • Education and Experience
      High School Diploma or GED (some college preferred)
      Health Care experience is desired
      Customer Relations skills are a must
      Environmental / Working Conditions
      The Patient Transporter is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.
      Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
      This position requires interaction with medical staff, ancillary areas and patients directly in order to facilitate a quality multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.
      Job Description
      The Patient Transporter delivers patients, equipment, medication, lab specimens, and paperwork from one location to another within University Medical Center, the Medical Office Plaza, the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and other facilities. The Transporter responds to requests as assigned by the TeleTracking™ System via telephone and/or according to departmental policy. The Transporter is expected to respond quickly and courteously to calls from various departments throughout the UMC/TTUHSC complex and various MOP clinics. Transporters serve in a support capacity to various hospital departments and clinics.
      Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
      CPR Certification is required of all Patient Transporters and must be completed within the first 90-days of employment. Nursing Support Services will provide necessary training.
      Physical Capabilities
      The Patient Transporter must be emotionally and physically fit. The work requires considerable walking, pushing, pulling, lifting and moving of patients, specimens, medications, supplies, records, paperwork, and equipment. The atmosphere may at times become stressful and physically/emotionally demanding. Since assignments are based on the transportation needs of various areas and departments, the Transporter is required to work throughout University Medical Center, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and the Medical Office Plaza. The work is of high risk for exposure to Biological and Chemical hazards.
      Skills and Abilities
      The Patient Transporter should possess good written and verbal communication skills, should be knowledgeable of the physical layout of the UMC/TTUHSC Complex, and follow established procedures and practices related to the position. 


Job Type: On Call/PRN
Category: Support Services/Clerical
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