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Corewell Health Patient Transporter in Royal Oak, Michigan

Job Summary

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.

Essential Functions

  • 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 opportunities provided.

Qualifications

  • Preferred High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Requires successful completion of three months of on-the-job-training. Required

  • Experience in patient transportation in an acute hospital environment is desired. Preferred

  • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association Upon Hire required Or

  • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross Upon Hire required

Physical Demands

  • Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 35 lbs

  • Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Frequently up to 35 lbs

  • Waist to Chest (below shoulder) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 5 lbs

  • Waist to Overhead > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 5 lbs

  • Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 25 lbs

  • Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 10 lbs

  • Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 35 lbs

  • Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 30 lbs

  • Sitting: Seldom

  • Standing: Frequently

  • Walking: Frequently

  • Forward Bend - Standing: Occasionally

  • Forward Bend - Sitting: Seldom

  • Trunk Rotation - Standing: Occasionally

  • Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Seldom

  • Squat: Seldom

  • Stair Climbing: Seldom

  • Crawling / Kneeling: Seldom

  • Reach - Above Shoulder: Occasionally

  • Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Occasionally

  • Handling: Occasionally

  • Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Occasionally

  • Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Occasionally

  • Finger/Hand Dexterity: Occasionally

  • Visual Acuity ¹ [None = No; Seldom = Yes]: Seldom

Primary Location

SITE - Royal Oak Hospital - 3601 W 13 Mile Road - Royal Oak

Department Name

Patient Transportation - Royal Oak

Employment Type

Part time

Shift

Evening (United States of America)

Weekly Scheduled Hours

20

Hours of Work

Variable

Days Worked

Variable

Weekend Frequency

Every other weekend

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Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors, and community. We require a drug-free workplace and require team members to comply with the MMR, Varicella, Tdap, and Influenza vaccine requirement if in an on-site or hybrid workplace category. We are committed to supporting prospective team members who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief.

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.

You may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447.

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